24 May 2017 Omega Talent Hunt
Port Orange, FL – On Wednesday, May24, 2017, the men of the Omicron Omicron Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. held their Annual Talent Hunt Program at Atlantic High School in Port Orange, Florida. The Talent Hunt program is one of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s National Projects. The first Talent Hunt was held April 19, 1946, in Charlotte, NC. The need for such a program was born out of the limited opportunities afforded some American youth to develop and give full expression of their talents.
Today, the Talent Hunt program is open to high school students who are in the 9th thru 12th grade and are willing to display his/her talent in the following areas: Music (Vocal and instrumental; semi-classical, gospel and jazz. Interpretive Movement to Music: ballet, modern dance and tap
Speech: Poetry, oration, monologue, etc.
Visual Art: Sculpture, photography, drawing and painting.
There were four students from the area high schools who displayed their talents for the title of the 2017 Omicron Omicron Chapter Talent Hunt winner. The winner will represent the Omicron Omicron Chapter at the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Florida Statewide Organization meeting which will be held in September in Jacksonville, FL.
- Kaylin Davis of Atlantic High School – 3rd Place
- Cody Fowler of Atlantic High School
- Akevian Norman of Mainland High School – 2cd Place Runner Up
- Alexis Williams of Flagler Palm Coast High School – 1st Place Winner
Each contestant received a monetary cash prize as well as a certificate of excellence for their participation in the event.