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McCluer Grad Wins 2021 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition


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Congratulations to McCluer grad Troy Staten, the 2021 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition winner. Staten, a vocalist, performed "Not My Father's Son" from the musical, Kinky Boots to win the $8,000 first-place prize underwritten by Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust. The panel of judges are performing arts professionals with careers spanning film, the recording industry, television, and Broadway. They judged the acts on interpretation, stage presence, technical ability, and originality. The St. Louis Teen Talent competition is produced by the Fox Theatre Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. Each of the finalists’ acts were filmed on stage at the Fabulous Fox.