Orange City’s Got Talent! winners announced

Orange City's Got Talent! Winners of the Orange City area talent show were, first place, Amanda Haverdink (right), who dressed as Eponine in Les Miserables and sang On My Own; second place, The Acappellors (left): Drew Lemke, Amanda Vander Stelt, Travis Balt, Trevor McMahan, and Kory McMahan; and third place, dancer Andres Ortis Cantu (second from right). The third annual Orange City's Got Talent! was held June 19 at Windmill Park.

Orange City’s Got Talent!
Winners of the Orange City area talent show were, first place, Amanda Haverdink (right), who dressed as Eponine in Les Miserables and sang On My Own; second place, The Acappellors (left): Drew Lemke, Amanda Vander Stelt, Travis Balt, Trevor McMahan, and Kory McMahan; and third place, dancer Andres Ortis Cantu (second from right). The third annual Orange City’s Got Talent! was held June 19 at Windmill Park.

 

The Hull House

The Hull House

ORANGE CITY –  Amanda Haverdink, Andres Ortiz Cantu and The Acappellors took the prizes in the third annual Orange City’s Got Talent!

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The event was held Wednesday, June 19 at Windmill Park in Orange City.  The ten acts included The Hull House, Amy and Dustin Vanden Hull, Nate Johnston, Devon Cadwell and Gabe Harden, a guitar/ banjo/ percussion/ vocals ensemble; dancer Rafael Maldonado; violinist Caleb Rohrer; a mother-daughter duo, Brooke and Stephanie Mansker; and three pianist/ vocalists: Vanessa Stokes, Linda Dykstra and Danny Ray Henderson.

 

Caleb Rohrer

Caleb Rohrer

Amanda Haverdink of Orange City took the top prize, dressing as Eponine and singing On My Own from Les Miserables. Laura Haverdink was her accompanist.

Second place went to The Acappellors, a group of MOC-Floyd Valley students and graduates: Travis Balt, Drew Lemke, Kory McMahan, Trevor McMahan and Amanda Vander Stelt. They sang For the Longest Time by Billy Joel.

 

Andres Ortiz Cantu from Sioux Center took third place, dancing to Chris Brown’s

Emcees Lois Estell & Laird Edman

Emcees Lois Estell & Laird Edman

Fine China. 

 

The three winners won cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 respectively.

The Acappellors

The Acappellors

The evening ended with Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better from Annie, Get Your Gun, performed by emcees Lois Estell and Laird Edman.

Talent show judges were Lora Rankin, Kurt Van Noord and Sara Weber. Planning committee members were Aaron Beadner, Leanne Bonnecroy, Lois Estell and Mike Stokes.

The Orange City Arts Council’s Onstage Orange City event was sponsored by the Orange City Area Health System and Four Way Roofing of Alton.

 

Special THANKS to:

Orange City Area Health System

Four-Way Roofing of Alton

Mary Kay Beauty Consultant, Christie Jans Conover

Chrysalis Bridal Salon

Tip Top Tux

Headquarters for Hair, Angie

Bon Croix Vineyards

Windmill Park Jewelers

Ron De Jong

Northwestern College

Orange City Floral

The emcees, committee, judges, concessions people, performers, weatherman, etc. etc.!!!

 

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Amanda Haverdink

Amanda Haverdink

 

Vanessa Stokes

Vanessa Stokes

 

 

Rafael Maldonado

Rafael Maldonado

 

Stephanie & Brooke Mansker

Stephanie & Brooke Mansker

Linda Dykstra

Linda Dykstra

 

Andres Ortiz Cantu

Andres Ortiz Cantu

Danny Ray Henderson

Danny Ray Henderson