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2022 4th Annual

Seniors Got Talent Franklin, TN

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On October 12th, 2021, 10 Seniors performed in the Big Show “Seniors Got Talent” at The Franklin Theatre.

Congratulations to all contestants for a superb performance! 

The Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent Franklin People’s Choice Award winner went to 101-year-old Marjorie Suber. Marjorie kept the filled theatre entertained with her rendition of the song, “Dinah.” 

Our 3rd place winner for this year’s Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent Franklin is Creely Wilson, 90! She placed in the top three playing “In The Garden.”

2nd place for our Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent Franklin goes to 73-year-old Judy Street! Judy serenaded the crowd singing, “Almost Like Being In Love.”

Coming in 1st place, dancers Lane Wilkinson, 74, and Nancy Stuenkel, 77! This duo showed off their impressive moves and earned the top spot and the $500 grand prize for the 2022 Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent Franklin.

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All proceeds benefit the work of the Morning Pointe Foundation providing nursing scholarships and caregiver support programs. 

See What Morning Pointe Seniors Got Talent is All About

Enjoy a short recap of Morning Pointe Seniors Got Talent Franklin, TN 2021.

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Host: Lisa Spencer

Chief meteorologist at News4 WSMV in Nashville

Lisa Spencer is chief meteorologist and a 22-year veteran of WSMV4 in Nashville.  You can catch her weathercasts weekdays at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 10pm.

She has been honored nationally with the Award of Excellence for Broadcast Meteorology from the American Meteorological Society and Broadcaster of the Year by the National Weather Association.

She has been recognized five times as the best “Weather Anchor” in Tennessee by the Tennessee Associated Press. Lisa has won ten regional “Emmys” for her weathercasts. 

She is a dog lover and features her furry friends on her daily Facebook Live called “Back Deck Weather”. She often features dogs that are available for adoption on her Dog Walking Forecast on News4.

Lisa is on the board of Directors for the Last Minute Toy Store and is a regular volunteer with the literacy organization, Book’em.

Judges

Rich Eckhardt

World performing and most well-known guitarist in Nashville

Rich Eckhardt is one of the most well-known guitarists in Nashville. He has performed with singers ranging from Steven Tyler of Aerosmith to Shania Twain. Rich has toured the world performing not only in the U.S. and Canada but also throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He has 2 solo instrumental albums and has been playing lead guitar for Country Superstar Toby Keith since 1998.

Alex Tinker IV

Artist, Songwriter & Podcast Host

Alex Tinker IV is a proud Pittsburgh native who has planted deep roots right here in Middle Tennessee with his new wife, Jordin! 

Alex is proudly the Open Mic Night Emcee at Leiper’s Fork’s on “Fox & Locke” every Thursday evening… and you just never know who will show up to Open Mic Night! He also has a hand in the Gibson Guitars philanthropic entity “Gibson Gives”, where his team helps support nonprofits with instruments to spread music to everyone.

With passions in art and philanthropy; Alex has found that it all comes back to encouraging your fellow friends & artists to grow into the best versions of themselves. Alex is dedicated to bringing kindness & hope by encouraging and engaging everyone he connects with.

Jim Hagaman

Mayor of Spring Hill

Jim is originally from Minnesota but has lived in Spring Hill for the last 21 years.  As a matter of fact, he is the Mayor of Spring Hill!

Jim is a veteran and retiree from the United States Air Force.  Some of his accolades include serving with Secret Service Details for both Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.  He is also vastly decorated including two medals for heroism. Jim has been involved in musical performance and live theater for decades, performing at the Grand Ole Opry, the Air Force Academy, and several senior Military Brass events to include making a guest appearance with the Air Force’s elite performing group.  Jim has served as a worship leader for both traditional and contemporary church services.  Jim currently plays keyboards and is lead singer in his classic rock cover band “Bad Dog Band.”  Prior to gigging with bands, Jim was performing in musical theater starting at age 12, playing Winthrop in The Music Man.  He has done live shows on and off for 40 years.  Jim has a passion for writing lyrics and music.

 

Cassandra Coleman

Top 10 contestant on season 19 of American Idol

Cassandra Coleman is a local singer/songwriter from Columbia, Tennessee. Cassandra managed Buckhead Coffeehouse for the past 6 years until she auditioned for last year’s season of American Idol. She continued through the competition up until the top 10 finalists, performing with artists like One Republic’s, Ryan Tedder and Fleetwood Mac’s, Lindsey Buckingham. Since leaving the show Cassandra has been performing and songwriting full time. Her first single comes out October 21st with more to follow monthly until her full EP is released this spring of 2023!

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