COLUMBIA, Ky. -- A Columbia resident
won the 2014 "Lindsey Wilson Idol," held this week at Lindsey
Wilson College's V.P. Henry Auditorium.
Will Rich was named the winner in the annual three-day
singing contest, sponsored by the Lindsey Wilson College Student
Government Association. A total of 29 Lindsey Wilson students
competed for the cash prizes. Judges eliminated contestants in the
first two rounds, held Monday and Tuesday nights.
On Thursday night, a panel of judges and more than 300
audience members picked their favorite singer from among seven
finalists. Rich won $200 for taking first place.
Rounding out the top three choices were Allison
Stafford of Bradfordsville, Ky., who finished in second
place, and Jesse McCandless of Elizabethtown, Ky.,
in third place.
The other four finalists were: Molly
Kirby of Waynesburg, Ky.; A.J.
Robinson of Radcliff, Ky.; Brittany Smith
of Albany, Ky.; and Jessica Turner of