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Issy and Reuben shine in Monmouth’s Got TalentMarch 27th, 2021
Fifteen superb acts lit up the first-ever virtual edition of Monmouth’s Got Talent on Friday (26th March).
Year 7 pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools, Issy and Reuben, each received £25 as the runners-up prizes.
Issy dazzled with her version of Naughty from the musical, Matilda, and Reuben shone in equal measures on the drums.
Congratulations to Monmouth Comprehensive School vocalist Will, for winning first prize and £50 with his a cappella combination of Billy Joel’s The Longest Time.
Thanks to Brigadier Robert Aitken CBE, the Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent, for his adjudication.
The talent show takes place each year involving students at Monmouth School for Boys, Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth Comprehensive School.
This year it was showcased on YouTube and raised funds for The Trussell Trust, supporting its network of food banks across the UK.
Daniela, a Year 10 pupil at Monmouth School for Girls, designed the eye-catching event poster.
The hard work, commitment and skill from the senior prefect teams at the town’s three secondary school, who organised the event, must be applauded.
The full list of finalists from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools were:
Issy (Year 7), Naughty from Matilda.
Joana and Eleanor (Year 9 and Year 10), a violin duet.
Lucy (Year 10), singing solo.
Freya and Amelia (Years 10 and 13), dancing duo.
Liv and Rose, (Years 10 and 11), dancing duo.
Reuben (Year 7), drums.
Rui (Year 13), The Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera.