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High School ROAR Talent Competition
June 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lions Club of Savannah is excited to be hosting the “High School ROAR” Talent Competition as a charity beneﬁt for Chatham County Schools and the Lions Club. It is time to recognize ‘the best of the best’ in our Savannah Chatham County Area High Schools and we are looking to showcase students who can sing, dance, play a musical instrument or excel in any performing art!
Individual schools may register and participate online. Funds raised during the campaign will beneﬁt participating schools and The Lions Club of Savannah. Each participating school will receive 60% of all sponsorships sold by their school and the Lions Club of Savannah will receive 40% to support the blind and visually impaired in our community. 100% of all profits will be used to support high schools and needy people in the Chatham County area.
Selecting Your High School Talent Contestant:
Area schools will be responsible for hosting individual talent auditions or school talent shows to select their final contestant(s) representative to compete in the “High School ROAR” Talent Competition. Talent acts are limited to four (4) performers or less. The winning talent act must be submitted by 8:00 PM on March 1, 2020.
Date and Time of Event:
Winners from each individual high school will be invited to the city-wide ‘High Schools ROAR’ Talent Competition. The ‘High School ROAR’ Talent Competition will be held on April 26, 2020, at the historic Savannah Theatre. Rehearsal dates and times for the ‘ROAR’ event will be announced on June 27, 2020.
Red carpet photo opportunity
Winners of the “High School ROAR” Talent Competition on Receive:
- First Place: $1500 Scholarship to Savannah Technical College or a college of your choice and a trophy.
The high school of the first-place winner will receive the coveted “Best Talent Trophy” and have the privilege of showcasing the award for one year.
- Second Place: $1000 Scholarship to Savannah Technical College or a college of your choice and a trophy.
- Third Place: $500 Scholarship to Savannah Technical College or a college of your choice and a trophy.
- A “Top Fundraiser Trophy” will be awarded to the high school raising the most monies from sponsorships and will have the privilege of showcasing the award at their school for one year.
History of the Lions Clubs International:
Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. The ﬁrst Lions Club was formed in 1917 in Chicago by Melvin Jones, and other business leaders who belonged to the Business Circle of Chicago. Their goal was to make their community a better place through service. They reached out to similar groups in the United States and held an organizational meeting where they decided on the name “The Association of Lions.” Within three (3) years of being founded, the Lions Clubs became an international organization. In 1925, Helen Keller gave a speech at the Lions Clubs International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio where she called on Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” Lions Clubs have a long history of aiding the blind and visually impaired, making a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world.