Pa. Farm Show National Anthem Contest Winners Include Midstate Singers


PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — The winners of the 2022 Pennsylvania Farm Show national anthem contest have been announced, and they include performers from Lancaster, Lebanon and Mifflin counties. The various winners will sing live at 8 a.m. each day of the farm show as well as before certain events of the week.

Crystal Bomgardner of Jonestown, Lebanon County will sing at 10 a.m. on January 8. Greg Irvin of Denver, Lancaster County will perform Jan. 11 at 8 a.m. Rodney Brenneman of Manheim, Lancaster County will sing at 8 a.m. on January 13. And Abigail Liebegott of Lewistown, Mifflin County will perform at 8 a.m. on January 15.

The top 20 National Anthem Contest finalists were selected by judges. Then, community voting on Facebook determined the winners.

“Farm Show is a time to celebrate our Commonwealth, our nation and our pride in what our industry contributes to our economy and our way of life,” Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said in a ministry press release. of Pennsylvania Agriculture.

“These singers will help set the tone for Commonwealth and country unity and pride as we begin each day of the 2022 PA Farm Show,” Redding added.

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Other contest winners come from Armstrong, Berks, Blair, Central, Clearfield, Huntingdon and Indiana counties, and the overall winner was Kallie Josephine Smith of Gordon, Schuylkill County. See when they perform here.

In addition to watching the performances live at the Pennsylvania Farm Show from January 8-15, community members can also watch the livestreamed performances on the Pennsylvania Farm Show Facebook page.

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