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Beetdigger Crowned 2014 Canyons Idol

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  • Post last modified:April 30, 2014

Move over, Kelly Clarkston, there’s a new idol in town.

Kelly Vogrinec of Jordan High has been chosen as the 2014 winner of the districtwide Canyons Idol competition. Vogrinec, a sophomore who was chosen out of 69 auditioning groups and soloists ages second through 11th grades, won the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at Canyons Night at the Real Salt Lake game on Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m. She also received a $500 scholarship from the Canyons Education Foundation, courtesy of Jordan Credit Union, in a surprise delivery to her school.

Contest runners-up also received a $250 scholarship. They are: Indian Hills’ Brianne Crismon, second place; and Ridgecrest Elementary’s Carol Wang, third place.

This is the sixth year of the Canyons Idol competition. Last year’s winner, Lexie Walker, a student at Peruvian Park, has gone on to be featured on Good Morning America, the Queen Latifah show and the Stadium of Fire.

Vogrinec will follow in Lexie’s footsteps by performing the National Anthem at 7 p.m. at Real Salt Lake’s Canyons Night on May 17, where 46 Canyons Teachers of the Year will be honored at halftime. Congratulations, Kelly!


Kelly Vogrinec, our 2014 Canyons Idol, sang the National Anthem at the Real Salt Lake game on Saturday, May 18, 2014. Great job, Kelly!