The Lambda Omega Scholarship, Talent Hunt and Social Action Foundation, in conjunction with Lambda Omega Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Norfolk, hosted its annual Talent Hunt at Second Calvary Baptist Church in Norfolk on March 19. Nine area high school students competed for cash awards and the opportunity to represent the chapter at the fraternity’s Third District Meeting in Arlington, VA in April.
Vocalist, Samantha McCarty of Bayside High School took first place with her rendition of “La Violette”by Scarlatti. Delvin Joppy, a senior from Indian River High took the second place award by singing “Amarilli, Mia Bella” by Antonio Caldara. Home-schooled sophomore guitarist, Stephen Shedd strummed “Classical Gas” by Mason Williams to win third place.
Other performers were: Kurt Lannetti; Ricky Goodwyn, JR.; Donte’ Thompson; E’Lexus Alston; David Cooper and Margaret Sweeney. Jerome Bynum is president of the foundation and the Talent Hunt committee chairman.