NEWS | Aug. 9, 2011

Team Charleston youth shine in talent contest

By Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Three Team Charleston family members were announced category winners of the 2011 "You Got Talent" Family and Teen Talent contest, July 27.

Several acts sang and played instruments during the contest which was held in Feb. at the Joint Base Charleston-Air Base theater.

Their performances were recorded and sent to Air Force Services Agency to compete against other acts from bases all over the world for Air Force level awards.

Jourdain Mast, son of retired Master Sgt. Kendrick Mast, and Logan Broughton, son of Master Sgt. Jeremy Davis from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, won first place in the 'teen group act' category and 'best of show' for their guitar instrumental.

Shayla DeGregorio, daughter of Maj. Robert DeGregorio, 315th Logistics Readiness Flight commander, won second place in the 'preteen solo act' category for her vocals to the song "I believe I can fly."

Shannon Norris, JB Charleston Youth Program director, said, "It is exciting every year to put on this program and see how much talent JB Charleston youth and families have. Having our acts recognized and winning at the Air Force level is icing on the cake."

A recognition package which includes a certificate of participation and a gift card will be sent to each winner.