‘ACCC Idol’ Talent Show Winners Announced
April 26, 2006Jennifer Rebolledo of Atlantic City was named ACCC Idol at Atlantic Cape Community College’s second annual “ACCC Idol” Talent show here. The April 4 event was held in Walter Edge Theater on ACCC’s Mays Landing Campus.
The Chile native performed various types of dance to a medley. She won a large trophy. Second prize went to Sarah Harris of Ocean City who sang, “All That Jazz.” Third prize was won by Amna Fahmy of Ocean City, a singer/songwriter who performed a song she wrote.
Nine students competed for the title of ACCC Idol. Competitors include singers, dancers, actors and musicians. Other students competing included Joseph Brown of Atlantic City who sang Always and Forever; Gina Marie Faia of Egg Harbor Township who sang I Dreamed a Dream; “Corpus Nefarious” of Mays Landing, a rapper; Joseli Nunez of Camden who performed a dance from her native Dominican Republic; Vinny Tronu of Brigantine who played the guitar; and Adanis Vicente of Linwood who performed dramatic readings.
Jim Craine, local celebrity who has performed in many of the Atlantic City casinos, cruise ships and nightclubs up and down the East Coast and Canada, served as master of ceremonies and a judge. Other judges included Linda Wilson McLeod, assistant director of college recruitment at ACCC, and Dr. Beverly Vaughn, professor of music and Richard Stockton College and director of the Stockton Oratory Society.
More than $1,000 was raised for the Mary Tower Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund.
Prof. Tower died in April 2003 after a battle with cancer. She joined the college in September 1969 and retired in spring 1997, but continued to serve as an online instructor.