The 2016 First Columbia Teen Star Musical Competition
A look back at the 2016 Teen Star Finale
From left to right: 3rd Place, Maiah Farley, Freshman, Central Columbia HS; 1st Place Instrumentalist, Seth Barrett, Sophomore, Southern Columbia HS; 1st Place Vocalist, Liz Bodenman, Senior, Central Columbia HS; and 2nd Place, Kaili Hannon, Junior, Benton HS.
The First Columbia Teen Stars
Front Row - Megan Osborne (Central), Hannah Temple (Millville). Back (left to right): Maiah Farley (Central), Stephen Miller (Berwick), Seth Barrett (Southern), Rhys Kauffman (Central), Liz Bodenman (Central), Kaili Hannon (Benton), Hannah Ledezma (Bloomsburg), Kallie Koch (Benton), Sheila Brassard (Southern), Gina Abraczinskas (Central). Check out our Teen Star Facebook page for more great photos. https://www.facebook.com/firstcolumbiateenstar/
The Finalists' Performances
|Gina Abraczinskas, Senior, Central Columbia High School||Hannah Ledezma, Junior, Bloomsburg High School||Hannah Temple, Junior, Millville High School|
|Kaili Hannon, Junior, Benton High School||Kallie Koch, Freshman, Benton High School||Liz Bodenman, Senior Central Columbia High School|
|Maiah Farley, Freshman, Central Columbia High School||Megan Osborne, Junior, Central Columbia High School||Rhys Kauffman, Central Columbia High School|
|Seth Barrett, Sophomore, Southern Columbia High School||Sheila Brassard, Sophomore, Southern Columbia High School||Stephen Miller, Junior, Berwick School District|
How The Finale Played Out
Anticipation mounts as the top three vocalists are announced.
Maiah Farley, a freshman from Central Columbia, takes 3rd place. What camaraderie and grace these young ladies show as they await the announcement of the winning vocalist.
1st Place Instrumentalist, Seth Barrett, from Southern Columbia accepts trophy from President & CEO, Lance Diehl. Seth and Liz pose with their schools' traveling trophies.
Our Teen Stars won $1,500 each! And, ticket proceeds totaling $4,750 are being donated to the music programs at each of the finalists' schools. Thank you Teen Stars for a terrific afternoon of entertainment. Thank you to all the Teen Star fans in our community who came out to support these students.