Breckenridge Texan

South Elementary presents talent show for community

South Elementary presents talent show for community
March 26
07:53 2018

They sang. They danced. They played the piano. They even read poetry, told jokes, did tricks, performed skits and demonstrated their skills. All in all, it was an afternoon of entertainment for the crowd gathered at Bailey Auditorium on Sunday afternoon, March 25, for the “South’s Got Talent” show.

South Elementary’s talent show was introduced by Abby Moore, who organized the event. The emcees for the afternoon were Cora Roan, Zaea Ragle, Jackie Rodriguez and Mackie Ritter.

The performers included:

  • Chloe Whitmire and Emma Beauchamp, dancing to “Ice Ice Baby”
  • Julie Tabor, singing “Bad Blood”
  • Caleb McAfee, Dylan McPhail and Luke Morehart, performing a skit
  • Ashlynn McGee and Haley Graham, dancing to “Problem
  • Taryn Russell, singing “Hallelujah”
  • Abbigail Duran, playing the piano
  • Karsyn Smalley, singing “My Church”
  • Emma Ensey, singing “If I Die Young”
  • Alessis Maya, playing the piano
  • Edgar Ponce, performing a puppet skit
  • Preslie Malcuit and Laken Valenzuela, singing “A Thousand Years”
  • The Silly Teachers Act
  • Zoejane Curtis, singing “Fireflies”
  • Shalie Ray, joined by the emcees, dancing to “Whip & Nae Nae”
  • Chelsea Thurman, singing “Shake It Off”
  • River Hodges, singing “See You Again”
  • Reyse Hash, dancing to “Hit the Quan”
  • Jadyn Schkade, Allie Valdez and Laura Balderas, singing “This Town”
  • Brysen Hash, performing basketball skills
  • Peyton Geske and Aurrin Matheson, performing a magic trick
  • Bry Armstrong, reading poetry
  • Paydon Stark, playing the piano
  • Kamryn Briley, singing “Rise Up”
  • Kaitltyn Starr, the winner of last year’s “Kids Got Talent” show at Breckenridge’s Frontier Days, singing “The Cup Song”

The final act of the afternoon wasn’t listed on the program and was introduced as a “Mystery Band.” The crowd went wild as several South Elementary teachers and staff members — dressed as rap singers — joined emcee Jackie Rodriguez on stage to lip sync to “Lean On Me,” as part of an ongoing skit to find a talent for Jackie.

The afternoon’s show wrapped up with the emcees presenting flowers to Abby Moore.

Sponsors for the event included Polish Me Pretty Salon & Gifts, MLR Graphics, H&H Garden Center, Dardars Kinderkare and ABC Printing & Office Supply. Additionally, Vince Moore operated the sound system during the show.

For more photos from the talent show, click here to see the Breckenridge Texan’s photo gallery.


Cutline, top photo: Emcee Jackie Rodriguez, right, wanders around the stage contemplating her potential talent, while fellow emcees Zaea Ragle and Cora Roan, and magic act performers Aurrin Matheson and Peyton Geske, look on. The quest to find Jackie’s talent was an ongoing part of the show. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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