School’s Got Talent

School's Got Talent         

Take advantage of an Opportunity for South Carolina’s Young Artists!

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade who attend SC public schools are invited to submit entries to the Sixth Annual “This School’s Got Talent” competition sponsored by Comporium and South Carolina Future Minds, an awards program celebrating young actors, musicians, dancers and visual artists.

The winner receives $500 and an invitation to perform before state leaders at the 2016 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration April 20 in Columbia. 

Entries close at midnight on Friday, Jan. 29.

There is no fee to enter, and the contest is open to any public school student in South Carolina in kindergarten through 12th grade. Adults 18 or older may submit videos of students showcasing their skills on the South Carolina Future Minds Facebook page or website.  Videos must be at least 30 seconds in length and may not exceed five minutes in length. Once reviewed for appropriateness, all approved videos will be posted for viewing by anyone with internet access.

For more information and to enter, go to

The contest is supported by the SC Arts Commission and the SC Alliance for Arts Education.. Celebrity judges from GRAMMY Award-winning super-group Hootie & The Blowfish will help select the top “This School’s Got Talent” entries. Voting will begin at and the “South Carolina Future Minds” Facebook page beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2


The student or group deemed most talented will earn the opportunity to perform live before top education, business and government leaders at the “South Carolina Teacher of the Year Celebration” on April 20th at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

For more information, contact SC Future Minds at or 803-741-5646.

Get those entries in, and good luck!

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