coordinator of Student Activities, Nebraskan Student Union, 308.865.839
Students will bring their talents to the stage in the 8th Annual FAME Talent Show set for Thursday, Feb. 23, at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
The talent show will be held in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room from 7-9 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.
“We’ve had a Backstreet Boys a cappella group, which won last year, sign language performances and turntables,” said Heather Wolf, coordinator of Student Activities. “We’ve had quite an array of performances.”
Group and single performances will compete for monetary prizes. Group performance prizes for first, second and third place are $300, $200 and $100, respectively. Single performance prizes for first, second and third place are $200, $150 and $50, respectively.
The event is hosted by the Loper Programming and Activities Council (LPAC).
Among the students participating are those listed below, alphabetically by hometown, along with their respective talent. Single performances are listed first followed by group performances.
Hyannis– Jake Hebbert, acoustic guitar and harmonica
Omaha– Tony Lopez, solving a Rubic’s cube
Omaha– Clyde Thomas
Fordudes ‘N A Chevy, singing a cappella
ALBION– Dustin McBride
ARAPAHOE– Aaron McCoy
IMPERIAL– Chevy Smith
KEARNEY– Josh Brummer and Matt Jensen
Fort Calhoun– Taylor Miller
Genoa– Brandon Drozd
Imperial– Jonathan Hess
Omaha– Tony Lopez
Gladstone– Travis Stewart
Singing and acting
Kearney– Moses Moxey
Lincoln– Cornell Leffler
Singing “Jackson” by Johnny Cash and June Carter
Albion– Rudy Talbott
Imperial– Nick Talbott
Too Close for Comfort- singing “Somebody I Used to Know” by Gotye
Grand Island– Nathan Holmes
Omaha– Megan Wagman
Ord– Nathan Horner
Wilcox– Logan Farley
Quartet of Monsters, clarinet quartet
Kearney- Christina Rice
Kearney– Adam Zheng
Minden– Nicole Tidd
Wahoo– Hillary Fick