Wayzata Idol 2013 was presented by the Wayzata High School National Honor Society on Tuesday, November 26.
The annual student talent competition featured 14 performances. Carly Hicks was crowned the 2013 Wayzata idol winner for her rendition of "Glitter in the Air" by P!nk. Lev Gringauz was Runner-Up for his solo acoustic guitar and vocal presentation of "House of the Rising Sun".
The other contestants were Julie Rodriguez, Adam Hebeisen, Bridget Sperry, James Moroz, Taylor Cranfield, Kia Birnbaum, Aaron Carlson, Donatella Pompeo, Billy Yancey, Emily Newman, and Dena Zahhos. The Student Judges were Veronica Angell, Andrew Swisher and Lucy Thomas; the Faculty Judges were Ms. Cardona, Ms. Decker and Mr. Kilkelly. The program was emceed by Marissa Ablack, Abiye Agbeh and Annie Polis. Former Math Teacher Mr. Kilkelly came out of "retirement" to start off the show with two songs, and all the Wayzata Idol contestants finished up the evening with a rousing performance of "Radioactive" (Imagine Dragons).
The entire program was video recorded for showing on ED's TV. It was shown on Tuesday December 3 at 9:00 p.m.; Thursday at 1:00 p.m.; Saturday December 7 at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday December 8 at 10:15 a.m.; Thursday December 12 at 10:00 a.m. and Tuesday December 17 at 7:00 p.m.... and will be shown on Wednesday January 1, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Here is the online video of the entire Wayzata Idol 2013 performances:
Here is a video clip of the Crowning of the Runner-Up and Winner: