Singers put on a show during karaoke finals

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 July 2018 at 10:45 am











KNOWLESVILLE – The top karaoke singers at the Orleans County 4-H Fair squared off in the finals on Thursday night with $1,000 in money, including $500 to the winner.

Tamara Huzair, 16, of Lyndonville won the competition with her rendition of “Praying” by Kesha. Two of her siblings also performed, as well as her grandfather.

Tamara’s brother, Ayman, won the title three years ago.

Carley Lester, 21, of Kendall was second and won $250 with “Something’s Got A Hold On Me” by Christina Aguilera.












Riley Seielstad, 18, of Albion and her mother, Marlene, had a friendly rivalry in the contest. They both qualified on Monday for the finals that featured 14 singers. Riley won the $125 third place prize for “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone. Marlene sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler.

Aymir Huzair, 11, joined his sister Tamara and brother Quasim, 15, in performing in karaoke. Aymir proved a crowd favorite with an animated version of “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars.











Ryan Krenning of Albion was fourth and won $75 for his rendition of “3000 Miles” by Emblem3. Hannah Brewer of Albion won $50 and fifth place for “Fallin” by Alecia Keyes.

Marci Wolcott of Bergen also gave a spirited version of “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars.

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