Olathe’s Got Talent finalists set for April 29 show

Twenty finalists have been selected to compete at “Olathe’s Got Talent,” an evening filled with these Olathe students showcasing their various vocal, dance and instrumental talents. When it’s over, more than $5,000 in scholarships will have been awarded to the top performers.
Finalists, by school, are:  Maddie Tyson from California Trail, Eli Hoedl from Chisolm Trail, Sydney Muder from Frontier Trail, Bethany Wray from Heritage Christian, Brooklyn Funk from Indian Trail, Kendall Ficken from Millbrooke, Ayshah Kern from Northview, Jessica Chitwood, Evelyn Dubey and Wyatt Walberg from Olathe East,  Alice Liu, Sophie Schulte and Kavya Nataraj & Group from Olathe North, Thomas Barnes, Max Cooper and Riley David from Olathe Northwest, Andrew Allen, Kyle Kersten, Chase Simmons, Peter Winslow, Alexia King and Brittany Taylor from Olathe South, and Garrison Galley from St. Thomas Aquinas.  Alternates are: Summer Darpinian from California Trail, Dwayne Ellis from Olathe North, LyLena Estabine and Elizabeth Booze from Olathe Northwest and Shailyn Ross from Santa Fe Trail. Continue reading

“Olathe’s Got Talent” seeks students to apply for April 29 show

“Olathe’s Got Talent,” an event which showcases Olathe students and their various talents, is now accepting applications for participants for the April 29 show. Many applicants choose to perform a vocal, instrumental, dance, gymnastic, etc. act, while other students may compete in visual arts or in a newly added category which challenges them to create a video. This year’s video theme is “What the World Gains from Optimism.” More than $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded this year.

Second graders through seniors who reside in Olathe and who are public, private or homeschool students are eligible to apply in the performance category, while the visual arts and video category is restricted to juniors and seniors attending an Olathe School District high school and residing within district boundaries. Continue reading

MNU memos…

Mark Your Calendars – Week of Scholarship

The second annual Week of Scholarship is coming up April 7-10. Plan now to attend faculty and student academic exhibitions, the 7×7 Challenge and other events celebrating academic scholarship. The public is encouraged to attend! More details can be found on MNU’s website.

Olathe’s Got Talent

April 11, 7 p.m.

Bell Cultural Events Center

A showcase for talented Olathe youth ages 7-18. Students will compete for over $5000 in scholarship funds awarded by local businesses.

Tickets: $8 Adults, $7 All students and seniors

For more information go to olathenoonoptimist.com Continue reading

Olathe’s Got Talent set for April 11

The annual Olathe’s Got Talent event will showcase this area’s young talent in the areas of music (vocal and instrumental), dance, and variety (comedy, magic, etc.). Performers from age seven through their senior year in high school will have the chance to compete for scholarships during this year’s event.

Olathe’s Got Talent 2015 will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Bell Cultural Events Center, 2030 E. College Way, Olathe. The event is organized by the Olathe Noon Optimist Club. Olathe Ford/Lincoln is the presenting sponsor for this event. Continue reading

Third Annual Olathe’s Got Talent set for April 20

The 3rd Annual Olathe’s Got Talent contest, sponsored by the Olathe Noon Optimist Club, has been scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 20, at Olathe Northwest High School, 21300 College Boulevard.

Admission is $8 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased by calling 913-829-3720 or by emailing olathenontalent@sbcglobal.net.

Olathe’s Got Talent is a program designed to show-case Olathe’s student talent from second grade through senior high. More than 60 students were auditioned and the Top Twenty were selected to perform in this year’s show.

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