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2016 Talent Show

The talent show was held Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m. in the dance building with Master of Ceremonies Rick Flessner from Roberts Illinois.

There were two age divisions. The winner of each division will represent Ford County in Springfield at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs Convention in January, 2017. The Ford County Fair will pay the $75 entry fee to sponsor the winners of this competition

Winners were:


Jr. Division:

1st: Amelia Koren & Riley Marco, Shorewood

Dance Duo

2nd: Hear Here Heros, Watseka

Baylee Rader, Cabery Brown, Brycea Brown, Gabriella Gunther, Livia Kollman, Lillie Harris

Tap Dance

3rd: Angels, Clifton

Hope Aaron & Allison Wessels

Dance Duo


Sr. Division:

1st: Holly Wyant, Loda

Instrumental Solo

2nd: Shannon Spangler, Gibson City

Vocal Solo

3rd: Melissa Goldman & Savannah Stevenson, Paxton

Vocal Duet


Other competitors in this year's talent show included:


Jr. Division:

Madalyn Schmitt & Maggie McHale, Hudson

Vocal Duet

Tess Bottoms, Manteno

Vocal Solo

Aubrey Williams, Melvin

Vocal Solo

Jellicle Cats, Clifton

Annika Greene, London Clark, Addie Kingdon, Madelyn Loy, Lily Anderson, Karsyn Legan, Lily Eheart, Rae Stucki

Musical Theater


Sr. Division:

Megan Schippert, Watseka

Vocal Solo

Mood Swing, Watseka

Jessi Page, Courtney Thompson, Alexis Krones, Taylor Schippert, Hope Longest, Madisyn Shambrook

Tap Dance

Payton Newman, Loda

Vocal Solo

Daiton Piatt, Paxton

Vocal Solo

Emergency Taps, Clifton

Hannah Eheart, Autumn Haskins

Tap Dance

Anna Quinn, Paxton

Vocal Solo


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