Purdy’s Got Talent
March 31, 2021
Purdy’s Got Talent! medalists are pictured above, from left to right: M’kena Propps, 6-12 Sweepstakes Medal; Ruby Knight, 9-12 First Place Medal; Levi Maddocks, 9-12 Second Place Medal; Courtney Patterson, 6-8 First Place Medal; Ariadna Ramirez, 6-8 Second Place Medal; Zeanndrea Brown, 6-8 Third Place Medal; Chloe Prock, K-5 Sweepstakes Medal; Grace Wolf, 3-5 First Place Medal; Blessing Thawng, 3-5 Second Place Medal; Hannah Boyer, 3-5 Third Place Medal; Regina Thawng, K-2 First Place Medal; Jaylee Campbell, K-2 Second Place Medal and Amos VanLuai, K-2 Third Place Medal.
Purdy seventh grade vocalist Courtney Patterson wowed Purdy’s Got Talent! judges and earned a first place medal in the 6-8 division with her rendition of Bruno Mars’ “Count on Me,” a performance which she dedicated to her siblings, noting, “I want them to know they can always count on me.” Pictured from left: Tegan Patterson, EJ Patterson, Courtney Patterson, Shelbie Patterson and Natalie Shuey.
Purdy Kindergarten student Amos Van Luai stole audience members’ hearts with his vocal and dance routine, “I’m a Gummy Bear,” at the annual all-school talent show, Purdy’s Got Talent! held on Saturday, March 13. Van Luai won a third place medal in the K-2 division for his adorable performance.
The judging panel at the Purdy R-II School District’s annual talent show awarded Sweepstakes medals to overall winners Chloe Prock (pictured left, K-5 division), for her powerful vocal performance of “Rainbow,” and M’kena Propps (pictured right, 6-12 division), for her elegant dance routine, “Grow as We Go.”
Purdy High School junior Levi Maddocks crooned and strummed his way to a second place medal in the 9-12 division of the Purdy R-II School District’s all-school talent show Saturday night, March 13, with his performance of “Dear Grandpa.”