BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN) -Yesterday, February 18, 2018, the local chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program at Southern University A&M College. The Talent Hunt Program provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts. The event was organized by the Capitol City Ques which is made up of three chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc; the chapters are Lambda Alpha, Delta Tau, and Lambda Kappa Kappa.
The Talent Hunt participants represented McKinley High School, Tara High School, Woodlawn High School, and Baton Rouge High School. The contestants were Alexandria Walker, Taylor Thomas, Zahria Sims, Creon O’Dell, Jabrasiah McKee, Trenton Richard, Samaria Smith, Cody Stevenson, Natalie Harrison, and Katja Poche.
The Talent Hunt participants displayed talent in singing, playing instruments, and visual arts.
Samaria Smith, an 11th grader from McKinley High School, is the winner of the 2018 Talent Hunt Program.
The winner from the talent hunt program will compete against contestants at the district level.
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