Gianna Stansell, 12, a student at Walker Charter Academy, was featured on the Maranda Where You Live show Nov. 2, where she performed a song, "It's a Man's World", by James Brown.
Stansell, a vocalist, is one of 15 finalists in the GR Big Talent 2017 competition. She made it through the first round of cuts and will compete again Nov. 12, 2016.
GR’s Big Talent is a regional, multi-day talent competition hosted by GR After Hours. The event hopes to find the best youth performers in West Michigan.
Finalist will compete for cash, prizes, and the opportunity to perform at select locations next year. The top three final performances, determined by local celebrity judges, combined with an audience text vote, will share nearly $2,000 in cash and prizes.
Her performance can be seen at: http://wotv4women.com/category/maranda