Nine contestants walked off with cash prizes and trophies at TheNewsCenter – Parkersburg Homecoming Talent Show Saturday.
Acts ranging from singers, to dancers, and self-accompanied songwriters competed on the Main Stage.
The winners were:
Age 6-12 1st Place: Athena Root
2nd Place: Tina’s Dance Trio (Becca Hunt, Jazahera Moore and Alivia Beane
3rd place: Gavin Honse
Age 13-17 1st Place: Katlynn McKinney
2nd Place: Renee Sutton
3rd place: Megan Galici
Adults 18+ 1st Place: Willow Wright
2nd Place: Kim Mason
3rd place: Lisa Beatty
First place winners each won a trophy from Emerson Lanes Trophy Shop and $100; second place winners each received $50; and third place winners each got $25.
This is the tenth straight year that TheNewsCenter has hosted the Talent show at Homecoming.
Judges this year were John Gallagher of Gallagher Music and the group “Plan B,” Don Staats of Results Radio and the band “Insured Sound” and Danielle Staub of WTAP News.
TheNewsCenter’s Brooke Thibodaux emceed the event.