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BHM Celebration Concludes with “Sing Off”

WINTERVILLE—As part of Pitt Community College’s observance of Black History Month in February, students from the college celebrated the contributions of African-American women and their influence on the music industry by showcasing their singing talents during a "Sing Off" competition.

Twelve students participated in the Feb. 22 event, which was organized by the PCC Multicultural Activities Committee. Each participant performed music that was written, performed and/or produced by African-American women.

First place went to Jurrell Fullerton, who received $100 for his rendition of Ella Fitzgerald's "The Nearness of You."

Jessica Edwards received $75 for second place. She sang Beyonce's "One Plus One."

Nicole Trent Waters took third and received $50. She sang Regina Belle's "I Would If I Could."

PCC instructors Tara Worrell, Steven Brand and RaSheeda Waddell served as the competition’s judges.