LaGrange Has Talent announces top 10: Talent show will be held Thursday, Nov. 15

Published 5:11 pm Friday, November 2, 2018

The LaGrange Has Talent committee is proud to announce the Top 10 acts who will be competing on stage for a chance to win $2,000 Thursday, Nov. 15.

The Top 10 Acts getting the most votes during the first part of the contest period and the ones invited to be part of the final show are listed alphabetically below:

  • Addie Eiland
  • Chloe Greer
  • Kite Strings
  • LaGrange College Our Circle Our Campus
  • Laegan and Grace
  • Libby and Milly Criswell
  • Noah Smith
  • Sydney Snyder
  • WellStar West Ga. Doctors
  • Young Singers of LaGrange

Permanent or temporary Troup County residents were invited to submit a video the first part of the competition. 

The Top 10 acts that received the most votes Oct. 1-30 are now invited to perform at Troup High School Nov. 15 where a panel of certified judges will pick a winner.

The grand prize talent winner will be awarded $2,000. A People’s Choice winner, or the act that receives the most votes, will receive $500.

Voting for the People’s Choice Award for these Top 10 Acts continues through Wednesday, November 14th until midnight at 

The People’s Choice Award will be announced at the live show on Nov. 15.

The Magnolia Society, the United Way of West Georgia Women’s Leadership Council, is hosting LaGrange Has Talent to raise money for local early learning programs for kindergarten readiness.

The proceeds of “LaGrange Has Talent” will benefit local early learning programs like BLOCKS, or Babies Learning on Course for Kindergarten Success.

“Raising funds to support early learning resources and programs is important because focusing on giving the youngest children in the community what they need to develop mentally, physically, socially and emotionally is such an effective way to prevent so many issues that are a struggle for our community, state, and nation,” said BLOCKS Co-Creator Meredith Key. “Imagine if we had an entire generation of children who started kindergarten ready to learn. Then imagine if the same could be said for every generation after them. We could move mountains.”

“The talent that will be showcased in LaGrange Has Talent this year is phenomenal. This is such an exciting fundraiser to be a part of because everyone in the community can participate or attend,” said Stage Manager and Judge Committee Chair Melissa Miller. 

“We are proud to showcase the talent in our community, and to share the joy of giving with everyone who comes to the website to vote, and attends the final show.”

For ticket information and to learn more about “LaGrange Has Talent” go to