Purdy’s Got Talent brings out entertaining skills

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Purdy High School freshman M’Kena Propps took home her second consecutive Best All-Around award for her vocal rendition of “Dream a Little Dream of Me” in the grades 6-12 division of “Purdy’s Got Talent,” the annual district talent show. Contributed photo

Purdy recently held its “Purdy’s Got Talent” district talent show.

Eighth grade artist Adrianna Mathews brought a unique performance to this year’s “Purdy’s Got Talent” stage. She completed a timed, live drawing of volunteer model, Erynn Cunningham, earning her a first place finish in the 6-8 division. Contributed photo
Purdy fourth grade Taewkondo master Brennan Hawkins brought his brave assistant and dad, Terry Hawkins, to the ground in his “Purdy’s Got Talent” routine. Brennan’s assistant, fourth grader Seth Hutchens, watched the maneuver that helped earn the duo first place in the 3-5 division. Contributed photo
Purdy High School Junior Shana Whisman left the stage to draw the crowd into her performance of “This Is Me,” from “The Greatest Showman.” Whisman took home first place in the 9-12 division for her stirring vocals. Contributed photo
Purdy second grader Dalton Redshaw left the annual “Purdy’s Got Talent” audience in stitches with his classic comedy routine, earning him first place in the K-2 Division. Contributed photo
Purdy Elementary fifth graders ZeAnndrea Brown, left, and Kate Ozbun, center, perform “How Far I’ll Go,” a vocal duet from Disney’s “Moana” at the annual Purdy’s Got Talent show on Feb. 2. The Eagle songstresses, accompanied by Christina Harmon, K-6 music teacher on piano at right, took home the Best All-Around award in the K-5 division. Contributed photo