Pi Omega Chapter, Graduate Chapter of Baltimore, Md., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, hosted its 58th Annual Bro. Kelvin J. O’Neal Talent Hunt Competition on March 2, at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, located at 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore.
The Talent Hunt demonstration was created in 1945 out of the Fraternity’s Sixth District (North Carolina and South Carolina), and is one of the international projects of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Pi Omega has participated in this activity for over 50 years, and many talented high school students have benefited from this project through all-expenses paid trips, U.S. Savings Bonds, trophies, certificates, print and televised media exposure.
The winners were as follows:
-Vocal Classical: (1) Dije’ Coxson (Baltimore School for the Arts)
-Vocal Contemporary: (1) Katyrah Davenport (Catonsville High School), (2) Makayla Johnson (Woodlawn High School)
-Instrumental Classical: (1) Sydney Boyd (Ward School for the Arts)
-Instrumental Contemporary: Keith Davenport Jr. (Baltimore Polytechnic Institute), Sydney Young (Howard High School)
-Dance: (1) Kaylah Smith (Baltimore School for the Arts), (2) Alyssa Baker (Carver Center for the Arts)
-Drama: (1) Mohamed Tall (Woodlawn High School), (2) Laurence Finley (Coppin Academy)
Selected winners from the competition will represent Pi Omega Chapter at the District Talent Hunt Competition to be held at the 2014 66th Second District Conference. This year the conference will be held at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum, MD the weekend of April 24-27.