Dixie’s Got Talent names finalists for 6th annual finale

The finalists for Dixie's Got Talent 2015 have been announced | Image courtesy of Dixie's Got Talent, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Dixie Scholarship Associates, in cooperation with the Dixie State University Student Alumni Association and Dixie Foundation’s Fire & Ice support, have announced the selection of the 2015­ finalists for the annual community talent show, Dixie’s Got Talent.

Finalists in the youth group (17 and younger) are: Carson Drawe, Sarah Birch, Marlie Root, Jayden Wright, Autumn Best, Eminence — Super Steppers, Ivan Odom, Gem Hersch and Sam Peyton, Preslee Evans and Aylay VanLehn.

In the adult group (18 and older), the finalists are: Jordan and Liz Sharp, The Sunday Best, Jason Johnson, Connor Lee and Dale Hoopes, Meg Metcalf Nelson, Amber Haws, Jessica West Kreitzer, Haven Sunderland, Kolton Young and Nathan and Malory Myers.

Featuring phenomenal local talent singing, dancing and working the crowd, the not-­to-be-missed show is set to take place Jan. 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m., in the M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center on the DSU campus.

Let the contest begin

Seven highly qualified judges and the audience will select the 2016 champions. The judges’ combined scores account for 50 percent of contestants’ scores, while audience members’ votes account for the other half.

The show also includes return performances from the reigning stars. The event has sold out the last two years, so get your tickets early by going online or calling 435-­652­-7800.

All proceeds from Dixie’s Got Talent help provide scholarships to needs-based individuals seeking to enroll or continue their education at DSU. Needs-­based applicants are those who have had life­changing or difficult circumstances that make it impossible to continue their education without financial assistance.

Connect with Dixie’s Got Talent on Facebook to see highlights of the newly selected contestants and behind-­the­-scene details of the show.

Event details

  • What: Dixie’s Got Talent
  • When: Jan. 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU campus, 225 S. 700 East, St. George

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