"Searching for the Stars" Finale
Kerney Hall, James Kerney Campus
March 14, 2008

Judges included Vanessa Rogers, center, of the Apollo Theatre, along with MCCC faculty members Monique Simon, left, and Kathy Paluscio.
MCCC Entertainment Technology students
created the lighting for a thrilling evening.
First up was singer John Meadows.
Dechantel Goodman belted out
"I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston.
Rapper Randy Kelly performed "Victory."
Terrell "Rave" Powell and Kwame "Swaggz" Picou -- aka Hell's Kitchen -- rocked the crowd with "Juicy."
Kelly Carvin sang an original song, "Keep On."
Victor Ruiz performed a mesmerizing and
high energy dance number.
Singer Jamal Taylor filled the room with "Love."
Folk singer James Arlowe sang an
original number, "Night Sky Over Arcadia."
The smooth moves of dancer
James Lockhart were a crowd pleaser.

Everyone's a winner, from left, Victor Ruiz,
James Lockhart, Kelly Carvin, Jamal Taylor,
and Dechantel Goodman.

Asst. Professor Bob Terrano with Entertainment Technology students, who ran lighting and sound.

Winner Kelly Carvin thanks MCCC President Pat Donohue.

Television students filmed the show.
TV student Bianca Herbert interviewed the winner,
Kelly Carvin, for MCTV News.

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