Springdale, MD. (March 19, 2016) – The Brothers of Lambda Gamma Gamma Chapter (Fort Meade, MD) held their annual Talent Hunt 2016 program at the Charles Herbert Flowers High School on Saturday, March 19, 2016.
Thirteen (13) high school students participated in the various categories of Drama, Dance, Visual Arts, Instrumental and Vocal. Brother Antonio Ferguson served as the program chairman and Brother Brian Wilson and Brother Yahari Butler served as the committee co-chairmen of the event. Brother Ferguson expressed how fortunate they were to have a diverse variety of “such amazing high school talent” in this year’s event.
The winners of the Talent Hunt 2016 program were as follows:
1st Place - Bethelehem Maleku (Eleanor Roosevelt High School)
1st Place – Kya Ellis (Charles H. Flowers High School)
Drama & Poetry
1st Place – Alexis Hayes (Eleanor Roosevelt High School)
1st Place – Jeremy Little (Bishop McNamara High School)
2nd Place – Kmaia Mix (Bowie High School)
3rd Place – Martin Tanter (DeMatha Catholic High School)
1st Place – Clarence Brown, III (Piano – Woodbridge High School)
2nd Place – Damon Squier (Violinist – Duke Ellington School of Arts)
3rd Place – Kyla Frank (Flute – Duke Ellington School of Arts)
Clarence Brown, III (Woodbridge High School) who won 1st place in the Instrumental category also won first place in the overall program. Clarence will go on to represent the chapter and perform in the 2nd District Talent Hunt program which will be held during the 68th District Conference on Saturday April 30, 2016 in Rockville, MD. Clarence will perform in the Instrumental category and Bethelehem Maleku will represent in the Visual Arts category.
This year’s Talent Hunt program was graced by the performance of jazz musician and fraternity brother Willie Bradley. Bro. Bradley performed several selections during the intermission of the event and also served as a sitting judge for the vocal & instrumental categories. Brother Bradley expressed how pleased he was to see such remarkable and talented high school students perform.
Brother Ferguson went on to state that he has every confidence that Clarence and Bethelehem who will be representing and chapter will be positioned well at this year’s 2nd District Talent Hunt program which should prove to be extremely competitive.
Congratulations to all of this year’s performers.