June 7, 2017

Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s “MoCo’s Got Talent” is a Winning Event

Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation held the grand finale performance for the fourth annual MoCo’s Got Talent contest on Sunday, May 21. The Recreation department’s Youth Development Team hosted the special event at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. This unique talent competition took place throughout the spring as more than 70 youth competed to earn a spot in the finals. The emphasis of the show was to promote the importance of keeping the Arts alive and thriving in the County for all young people.

Winners were selected by local art professionals who rated finalists on the following criteria: creativity, originality, quality, audience appeal and skill level.

See photos from flickr album.


Music Category

  • 1st-Leanna Rathbun, junior at Sherwood HS
  • 2nd-Lancie Kear, freshman at Paint Branch

Dance category

  • 1st-Tribal Dancers from Blair, Wheaton, Springbrook and Watkins Mill HS
  • 2nd-Unique Image, Gaithersburg HS

Visual arts awards

  • Middle School-Larisa Kachko from Rosa Parks MS
  • High School-Will Flaig from Northwest HS

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