Clatworthy Named 2019 Big Sandy Idol
March 22, 2019
Photo: Big Sandy Community and Technical College
The 2019 Big Sandy Idol has been chosen. On Friday, March 15, 2019, runners-up from each school performed in the Willard and Lucy Kinzer Theater at the Mountain Arts Center for a wild card chance to advance to Saturday night’s competition. The wild card spot went to Shawn Leslie of Prestonsburg High School. The coveted title of Big Sandy Idol went to Kassidy Clatworthy of Wesley Christian High School, who sang “Hurt” by Christina Aguilera. Her winnings include a full scholarship to Big Sandy Community and Technical College, a spot with the Big Sandy Singers and Band, and an album recording. First runner-up was Zoe Howard of Magoffin County High School, following by Jack Lakin of Pikeville High School. The Big Sandy Singers and Band and the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition have awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships since its inception.