The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) of Okaloosa County is a local arts agency that strengthens the county by supporting the arts through advocacy, education, and marketing and promotion.
OGT Student winners L-R 1st place Tyler & Tylin Ruhland, 2nd place Lucy Leming & Marin Lee and 3rd place Carly Parker
The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) held the 2023 Okaloosa County’s Got Talent contest (OGT) on Sat, May 6 from 6 pm to 9 pm hosted by Enlightened Studios. Local artists from K-12th grade were in one division and all 18+ artists were in the second division. Talented vocalists, dancers, instrumentalists, and musical theatre performers filled the night with an assortment of live entertainment that was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
In the student division, First place went to siblings Tyler & Tylin. Tyler accompanied his sister on the keyboard while Tylin sang "Lily" by Alan Walker. Second place went to Lucy Leming & Marin Lee who sang "Cups" by Anna Kendrick. Third place went to Carly Parker who sang "Killer Instinct" from Bring It On.
In the adult division, first place went to vocalist, Bethany Harris-Dowling who sang "Lay Me Down" by Sam Smith and second place went to dancer, Amanda Mitchell.
All prizes were donated by Eglin Federal Credit Union and winners were determined by the audience's votes.
OGT Adult Winners L-R 2nd place winner- Amanda Mitchell & 1st place winner- Bethany Harris-Dowling