Nine win prizes at festival talent show

PARKERSBURG – Nine contestants won cash and trophies at TheNewsCenterParkersburg Homecoming Talent Show on Saturday.

Acts ranging from singers, to dancers, and self-accompanied songwriters competed on the Main Stage.

The winners were ages 6-12:1st Place: Athena Root, 2nd Place: Tina’s Dance Trio (Becca Hunt, Jazahera Moore and Alivia Beane, 3rd place: Gavin Honse

Age 13-17:1st Place: Katlynn McKinney, 2nd Place: Renee Sutton, 3rd place: Megan Galici

Adults 18+: 1st Place: Willow Wright, 2nd Place: Kim Mason, 3rd place: Lisa Beatty

First place winners each won a trophy from Emerson Lanes Trophy Shop and $100; second place winners each received $50; and third place winners each got $25. This is the 10th year that TheNewsCenter has hosted the Talent Show at Homecoming.