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Hoosier Star Winners Revealed

(La Porte, IN) - The winners of this year’s Hoosier Star singing competition in LaPorte have been announced.


Savannah Holley of Michigan City was the first-place finisher in the youth division of the contest held Saturday at the Civic Auditorium. Second place in the youth division went to Krishaa Motycka of Terre Haute.


Julia Thorn of Crown Point took first place in the adult portion of the competition, while Shania Povlock of LaPorte was the second-place finisher.


Addison Stout of Ft. Wayne was the winner of the Joe Mellen Award.


The annual competition featuring talent throughout Indiana and southern Michigan is a major fundraiser for the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra. The singers perform to the sounds of the live orchestra during the always heavily attended event.


“This year’s Hoosier Star was incredibly competitive. Every finalist performed beautifully,” said LCSO Executive Director Tim King.


The 2023 Hoosier Star auditions will take place on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19.

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