Purdy’s Got Talent!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Purdy Kindergarten student Amos Van Luai stole audience members’ hearts with his vocal and dance routine, “I’m a Gummy Bear,” at the annual all-school talent show, “Purdy’s Got Talent!” held Saturday, March 13. Van Luai won a third place medal in the K-2 division for his adorable performance. Photo courtesy Purdy Year Book staff

The judging panel at the Purdy R-II School District’s annual talent show awarded sweepstakes medals to overall winners.

Purdy seventh grade vocalist Courtney Patterson wowed Purdy’s Got Talent! judges and earned a first place medal in the 6-8 division with her rendition of Bruno Mars’ “Count on Me,” a performance which she dedicated to her siblings, noting, “I want them to know they can always count on me.” Pictured from left: Tegan Patterson, EJ Patterson, Courtney Patterson, Shelbie Patterson and Natalie Shuey. Photo courtesy Purdy Year Book staff
Purdy High School junior Levi Maddocks crooned and strummed his way to a second place medal in the 9-12 division of the Purdy R-II School District’s all-school talent show on March 13 with his performance of “Dear Grandpa.” Photo courtesy Purdy Year Book staff
The judging panel at the Purdy R-II School District’s annual talent show awarded sweepstakes medals to overall winners Chloe Prock, pictured left, K-5 division, for her powerful vocal performance of “Rainbow,” and M’kena Propps, 6-12 division, for her elegant dance routine, “Grow as We Go.” Photo courtesy Purdy Year Book staff
Purdy’s Got Talent! medalists, pictured from left: M’kena Propps, 6-12 sweepstakes medal, Ruby Knight, 9-12 first place medal; Levi Maddocks, 9-12 second place medal; Courtney Patterson, 6-8 first place medal; Ariadna Ramirez, 6-8 second place medal; Zeanndrea Brown, 6-8 third place medal; Chloe Prock, K-5 sweepstakes medal; Grace Wolf, 3-5 first place medal; Blessing Thawng, 3-5 second place medal; Hannah Boyer, 3-5 third place medal; Regina Thawng, K-2 first place medal; Jaylee Campbell, K-2 second place medal and Amos VanLuai, K-2 third place medal. Photo courtesy Purdy Year Book staff