Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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November 30, 2012

SoulScribe wins talent show

Cordele — The Crisp County High School Student Government with the support of CTI students hosted the 2nd Annual Charity Talent Showcase. The event was held Thursday night in the auditorium of the Crisp County Middle School and featured 9 acts of varying musical talent.

Known for their electricity on stage, as well as their grinding guitar riffs and intense drum solos local band SoulScribe came out on top of the competition once again. They took first place in last year’s competition as StormFront but has changed the name of their band during the past year.

Jonathan Baker, Jerry Filipek, Nick Stanley, and Ryan Worley, sophomores at CCHS and members of the Cougar Marching Band make up SoulScribe. The group grabbed the attention of the crowd with their compilation of two songs; Purple Haze by Jimmy Hendrix and Simple Gifts composed by Joseph Brackett.

Second place went to Jasmine Allen who accompanied herself on the guitar as she sang “Thinking of You” by Frank Ocean. A duet of the song “California King Bed” by Rihanna performed by Dee Dee Williams and Keyondra Doston received third place.

Other performers included; Adrianna Johnson and Trent Miles (accompanied by members of SoulScribe) singing the song “Everybody’s Fool” by Evanescence. Serella Pickens performed “Someone Like You” by Adele, Deidrianna Williams and Kalvoskia Taylor performed a rap duet entitled “Zero,” Ryan Mitchell performed “That’s my Little Girl.” Maggie Ramsey performed “What Love Really Means” by JJ Heller. One performe, Timonthy Walker entertained the crowd with his dancing prowess.

Morgan Kelly and Courtney Foster of the CCHS Student Government served as emcees for the event, entertaining the crowd and introducing the night’s performers beginning with a guest performance by the CCHS One Act Play.

The student government and CTI students donate funds from the event each year to a deserving charity. Proceeds from Thursday’s show will be dontated to the local Back Pack Buddies ministry which helps provide food to students in area elementary schools. Food is place in pack ba

“This group of young people worked very hard to put this show together,” said Sonya Mizell, faculty advisor for student government and CTI.

In addition to admission fees and concesion stand to help raise funds for the family of CCHS sophomore Precious Burns who died earlier in the week after being struck by a vehicle while walking to a bus stop. Funds collected for Burns’ family will be used to pay for the teen’s burial expenses.

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