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Acts selected for McHenry County Fair talent shows

WOODSTOCK – After preliminary competition on Sunday, several acts have been chosen to perform during the 49th annual McHenry County Fair Talent Contest on Friday night.

The junior division begins at 7 p.m. followed by the senior division at 8:30 p.m. in the Hansen Pavilion on the fairgrounds, located at the corner of Route 47 and Country Club Road in Woodstock.

Competing in the junior division will be Esha Gourikrishna of Crystal Lake with Indian classical dance; Lauren Geissler and Ellie Stroh of Woodstock with Irish dance; Michael Locascio and Lauren Thelander of Crystal Lake with vocal and guitar; Katie Burris of Crystal Lake with vocal; Emma Balduf of Algonquin with vocal; Olivia Mellinger of Woodstock with vocal; and Mary Hilbrink of Fox River Grove with vocal.

Competing in the senior division are Haley Boyd of Woodstock with vocal; Kirsten Kovack of Crystal Lake with vocal; Kacie DeWitt of McHenry with vocal; Lena Burke, Ryan Lammers and Dean Sinclair of Crystal Lake, Cary and McHenry with a vocal and instrumental; Brooke Harthan of Crystal Lake with vocal; Vanessa Albright of Wonder Lake with vocal; Giovanna Doty of Crystal Lake with vocal; and Kogan Murphy of Crystal Lake with dance.

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