The stage was set alight once again at Newquay Tretherras with this years NT’s Got Talent show.
The 15 acts had been chosen through a series of auditions with performances covering duets, dance routines, and musical instrumentalists.
The show was compered by Tretherras’s own version of Ant and Dec in Miss Barber and Miss Talling.
The acts faced the scrutiny of judges Mr Jones, Deputy Head of Year 10 Mrs Lisa Schiavo-Tench, Head of Year 10 Mrs Thomas and Executive Headteacher Mrs Martin.
The talented students faced extra pressure this year as the competition was opened up to Tretherras staff too!.
Organised by Year 10 student Will Grande the event aimed to raise funds for Charities responding to the Ebola outbreak. On the night the event raised just over to £700 but in total £2000 has been raised for the cause.
Will explained, ‘After researching the Ebola outbreak, I felt I had to do something about it.’
Mrs Thomas Head of Year 10 commented, ‘Will has done an unbelievable job organising the event. He has worked so hard and raised so much already. The support from the rest of the school has been brilliant made it a very successful event.’
Will added, ‘The Tretherras Talent Show was such a great success last year that I wanted to do it again this year and hopefully inspire other years to get involved and carry it on.’
The show concluded with the announcement of this year’s winners; in 3rd place Sam Millington, Betsy Cross and Rosie Read, in 2nd The Hawkes, Jay Greaves, Jamie Sandland, Travis Squance-Clarke and Bailey Hyche and in 1st place, winners of NT’s Got Talent 2015, Emma Chamberlin and Sam Casey.
Mrs Martin, Executive Headteacher at Newquay Tretherras commented, ‘There was an incredible amount of talent of display, a lovely buzz from both the performers and the crowd, made for a fantastic evening. Our congratulations go out to all that took part and to Will who did a phenomenal job in organising the event and raising such an amazing amount.’