Town’s ‘Most Talented Kid’ contest gives local youth chance to shine on stage
By Rene De La Cruz
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW
Wearing an elegant purple dress, Autumn Oraiqat squeezed into the telephone booth-sized closet, picked up her guitar and began practicing a soft folk melody by Priscilla Ahn called “Dream.”
“My mom used to sing me to sleep, and that’s where I got my passion for singing,” said Oraiqat, 15, as her delicate fingers moved across the strings.