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WU's got Talent Show

Thursday, November 10, 2016

7 p.m., Tillman Auditorium Free

Come and join Winthrop students as they show off their skills in this Homecoming tradition. Prizes will be awarded to the performers in both the vocal and performance category. During the show we will also re-announce the Homecoming court finalist. Students interested in competing will need to complete an online application. Applicants must also complete the audition process in order to receive the opportunity to participate in the Talent Show. 

This year's show will be hosted by Darren "Big Baby" Brand from MTV's Wildin' Out. 

2016 Winners

1st Place Performer-Chris Davis
1st Place Vocalist- Cameron Wesley 

NOTE: Only Winthrop University students are eligible
to compete in the Talent Show.

* If winning vocal/performance is by a group of student, the prize amount will be divided between the winners of the group up to 5 people. 

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