Sixteen acts, including vocalists, musicians and dancers, performed Saturday night in South Effingham High School’s annual talent show.
The band Blackie Oakwood and the Classy San Diegans won first place for their performance of Jimi Hendrix’s “Come On (Let the Good Times Roll).” The band members are keyboardist and vocalist Kate Freeman, bassist Parker Gordy, drummer Colton Guidotti, saxophonist Garrett Harvey and guitarist Dallas McCorkendale.
Hailey Crawford finished in second place with her tap dance to “At Last.”
India Nelson took third place. She sang “Think of Me” from “Phantom of the Opera” in three languages — French, Italian and English.
The trio of Tamia White, Dacia Maffett and Trinity Rose, going by the name TDT, won the audience choice award.
Other winners in the SEHS talent show were:
Best band — D.J. and the Funky Bunch, consisting of guitarist and vocalist D.J. Medders, guitarist Jay Callaway and Matthew Grant on the cajon.
Best dance act — Undergound, Inc., a trio of Jordan Boomgaarden, Amber Clark and Elvin Brown.
Best vocal — Mallory Sucher.
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