Baldwin high school age students can Sing For Scholarships; Annual Shrimp Fest competition will be held on Oct. 9
The deadline for Baldwin County High School age students to apply for the National Shrimp Festival Singing for Scholarships event is Sept. 17 or until all spaces are filled. Created in 2013 to support local Baldwin County High Schools and the talented youth in our region, the singing competition features one contestant chosen to represent their high school, virtual school or home school. Scholarships are awarded to the top three participants as well as to each of their high schools as follows: 1st Place: $1000 to student & $500 to school; 2nd Place: $500 to student & $500 to school; 3rd Place: $250 to student & $500 to school. The competition will be held Oct. 9 during the National Shrimp Fest at Gulf Shores Public Beach. For more information, email Allison Pryor at shrimpfestivalSFS@gmail.com or visit myshrimpfest. com. Pictured: The top three singers in the 2029 contest and event chair Allison Pryor: (top) First place from Spanish Fort high school, Alexa Yanez; Second place from Robertsdale high school, Nya Snowden; and (above left) Third place from South Baldwin Christian Academy, Madison Overstreet.