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Capital High School Singing Class
Expressing herself through her voice is what made eighteen year-old Maddie Cormier a confident teenager.
The Capital High School student started her singing career in the fourth grade, after her mother signed her up for a theatre show.
"She made me audition so I got in and I was really nervous but then I started acting and I guess it just brought out more of who I am, and I learned about myself."
It was then she realized pursuing musical theatre was her dream.
"It’s never been just about singing for me. I always have to be acting and performing along with it."
Maddie's hard work has paid off. She recently won first place in a talent search singing contest where she was awarded a $1,000 prize.
"I’m going to put it towards college and possibly a plane ticket back home and food."
But Maddie's dream doesn't end here.
Once she graduates from high school, she has plans to attend a singing and acting program out of state.
"I think I have grown a lot just learning how to perform and act, including my singing in that I think."
Maddie's never ending hard work to pursue singing and acting, while boosting her self-confidence is what makes her a class act.
Story by Camilla Rambaldi, Beartooth NBC.
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