Owensboro Parks & Recreation would like to announce public voting will be open next week, March 13 through March 18 for Dugan’s Got Talent, sponsored by Independence Bank.  Check out the contestants at www.owensboroparks.org. View their auditions and vote for your favorite. Please show respect for all of our contestants and vote only once.

We would like to congratulate the 10 contestants moving forward to the public voting portion of Dugan’s Got Talent. Contestants consist of Paulie Frashure, Madeline Payne, and Ava Schimp from Apollo High School; Jo Jarboe from Daviess County High School; Abigail Oakes from Glory and Grace Academy; Abby Burns and Matthew Boarman from Owensboro Catholic High School; Spencer Combs and Matthew Smith from Owensboro High School; and Kaylee Nichols who is home schooled.

Dugan’s Got Talent will take place Friday, April 14 at Dugan Best Recreation Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. All 10 contestants will perform. Following their performances, and guest performances by other local talent the four finalist will be announced. Our first place contestant will take home a $4,000 scholarship. Second place will receive a $500 scholarship. Third and Fourth place receive a $250 scholarship.

Admission tickets will go on sale for Dugan’s Got Talent beginning Thursday, March 16.  Tickets will be $10 and can be purchased at Dugan Best Recreation Center, Owensboro Parks and Recreation Administrative Center located at 1530 McJohnsosn Avenue and online at owensboroparks.org.