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Ninth Annual NOVA Idol Finale Set for March 23

March 5, 2012

What
It’s that time of year again when ten of NOVA’s top singing sensations will battle for the title of this year’s NOVA Idol. In addition, three students from area high schools will compete in a separate competition that evening to win the high school division.

In its ninth year, NOVA Idol continues to be a popular college-wide event with more than 250 students from NOVA’s six campuses making up the competition pool. Every year, the votes of both audiences and judges determine the first, second and third place winners. The grand prize winner will receive $4,000. Second and third places will receive awards of $2,500 and $1,000, respectively.

Tony Perkins will make his sixth guest appearance as a celebrity judge. Perkins is the Fox 5 Morning News weather personality for WTTG in Washington, D.C.

When
Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m.

Where
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

Directions: http://www.nvcc.edu/about-nova/maps-directions/alexandria/index.html

Cost
Free to all students, faculty and staff and $10 general admission for the public.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.