Stettler’s got talent

Contestants take to stage during Stampede weekend

There’s a lot of hidden talent in Stettler and their stars shone during the Stampede.

Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede, Real Country 93.3 and Pfeiffer House of Music teamed up to bring Stettler’s Got Talent June. Celebrity judges included Jamie Woodfin and Landon Peterson.

“Jamie is an on-the-rise country music star from Red Deer,” said Kami Ritz, one of the event organizers. “He has helped us out with a few events.”

Andrea Cress won the adult category, and tickets from Real Country 93.3 to see Luke Bryan at the Calgary Stampede. Chloe Shingoose won in the youth category and a pool party for 15, provided by Canalta Hotel Stettler.

The contestants were:

John Storch, 64, Singing Rose in Paradise by Waylon Jennings. Storch has played the guitar for 52 years, mostly Blues, Classic Rock and 50s music.

Chloe Shingoose, 14, singing Blue by Leanne Rimes. Shingoose has been singing since she was five-years-old.

Gary Sharpe, 71, singing Remember When by Alan Jackson. He won the last talent show and he won tickets to see Dolly Parton.

Brayden Godbersen, 16 on guitar and Kyle Godbersen, 14, on the drums, played a Metallica song.

Tanya Wagner, 36, without music sang His Eye on the Sparrow (Acapella).

Mackenna Hansel, 10.

Andrea Cress, 43, sang Sunday Kind Of Love. Cress has sang a lot in the past but it’s been about 10 years since she entered any contests.

Kenny Gabriel sang an Elvis Presley song.

Shawn Derr. He enjoys singing Karaoke.

Josiah Keith,14 sang “I’m Gonna love you” by Meghan Trainor.


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