Kiwanis show draws 250
An enthusiastic audience of 250 attended Saturday night’s second annual Kiwanis Club “Stars of Tomorrow” talent showcase at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School.
The first place $1,000 scholarship was awarded to Douglas High School senior Mary Zimmerman who performed “Una Voce Poca Fa,” a vocal solo by Rossini.
A second place $500 scholarship went to Katie Reil and Allison McCormick who performed a tap duet as Lucy and Ethel. Third place of $250, provided by Minden Urgent Care, was awarded to Lauren Clark who performed a monologue.
Kristin Schell won a fourth place $50 savings bond with a vocal solo.
In the art category, first place awards went to Clint McCoy, pottery, $50 gift certificate Sager Ceramics; Melanie Davis, painting and drawing, $40 gift certificate; Sean Maxey, photography, $40 gift certificate, Gordon’s Photos; Andrea Christian, graphics, $40 gift certificate, Lone Tree Frame Co. Melanie Davis also won a $60 gift certificate from Lone Tree for the People’s Choice Awards.
Lindsay Dimitri won best of show, a limited edition Thomas Kinkade pastel print donated by Mill Creek Galleries of Genoa.
Sponsors included RE/MAX Realty Affiliates and Douglas Disposal. Other cash prizes and scholarships were provided by the Kiwanis Club of Gardnerville, Carson Valley.
Judges for the performance competition included Stephanie Arigotti, Ron Daniels, Jennifer Tibben-Lembke, Elizabeth Weigle and James Winn. Art judges were Cecelia Davis, Greg Drinkwine and Jan Rolenhagen.