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Krista Sharpe wins 12th annual Breckenridge Idol

Krista Sharpe wins 12th annual Breckenridge Idol
May 06
08:01 2018

Singing “Heartache Tonight” and playing a ukulele, Krista Sharpe of Abilene won the 12th annual Breckenridge Idol on Saturday, May 5, at the final event of the 2018 Stephens County Frontier Days in Breckenridge.

Carol and David Whealy, the owners of the Breckenridge McDonald’s, along with their grandson, present the $1,000 first place prize to the 2018 Breckenridge Idol winner Krista Sharpe. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

She competed against 10 other contestants for the top prize of $1,000 cash and five hours of studio time at RoughWood Recording Studio.

The second place winner was Tyler Moses of Stephenville, and in third place was Savannah Leal of Breckenridge. They won $350 and $150, respectively.

The cash prizes are sponsored by McDonald’s of Breckenridge/Graham, owned by David and Carol Whealy.

For the first time in the history of Breckenridge Idol, the show was broadcast live on KLXK-93.5 radio station in Breckenridge. Charlie Parker, the morning DJ on KLXK, was the emcee of the event.

Also competing in Saturday night’s contest were:

  • Farrell Stuard
  • Kalee Nickell
  • Halie Pate
  • Michael Hilari
  • Jacob Glick
  • Kim McCoy
  • Mariea Freeman
  • Sarah Shumate

To see more photos from the 2018 Breckenridge Idol competition, click here for the Breckenridge Texan photo gallery.

Cutline, top photo: Krista Sharpe performs “Heartache Tonight” with her ukulele Saturday night at the 12th annual Breckenridge Idol competition. She won first place. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Tyler Moses won second place in the 2018 Breckenridge Idol event Saturday night. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Savannah Leal won third place in the 12th annual Breckenridge Idol on Saturday night. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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