Parkersburg Homecoming Talent Show

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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.