‘Dearborn’s Got Talent’ March 9 to showcase best in high school talent

Dearborns Got Talent LogoDEARBORN — Talented high school students from across Dearborn will compete for top honors at the third annual “Dearborn’s Got Talent!” at 6:30 p.m. March 9 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

Tickets are $5 ($8 via credit card) in advance, and $7 ($10 via credit card) at the door. They are available at the Ford Center Box Office, 15801 Michigan Ave., or via phone at 313-943-2354.

Talented students from Dearborn, Edsel Ford, Fordson and Divine Child high schools and Henry Ford Academy will entertain the audience through juggling and gymnastics, singing, rapping, dancing, playing musical instruments and more. Performers were selected during preliminary competitions held at each high school.

“Dearborn’s Got Talent!” is organized by the city’s Youth Affairs Commission, comprised of students from all four high schools in Dearborn as they work to bring together high school students from across the city through activities that promote teamwork and understanding.

Special guest judges include local celebrities and dignitaries.

The student who wins first place in the competition will receive a grand prize and the school will be given a special medal to display until the 2018 competition.

Support for the show is provided by the Dearborn Public Schools, the Dearborn Community Fund, and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Dearborn Department of Recreation and Parks.

For more information about “Dearborn’s Got Talent” and the Youth Affairs Commission, contact Jacqui Rivait at the Dearborn Public Schools at 313-827-2800, Ext. 24732.