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WESingers SING WITH CHUBBY CHECKER
Wingate Elementary 4th and 5th grade chorus students joined a multitude of stars at the Union County Agricultural Center on Saturday, Nov 15th for the 2014 AMG Heritage Awards. The star-studded evening was hosted by Billy Gilman and Mallory Lewis & Lambchop, and featured performances by Chubby Checker, Gloria Gaynor, Terri Gibbs, Shirley Ceasar, Dee Dee Sharp, David L. Cook, and Christy Sutherland, among others.
The WESingers joined students from Sterling Elementary School in Charlotte, NC on stage as back-up singers for Chubby Checker in the performance of his legendary song “The Twist”. Forest Hills High School students also participated in the awards program, performing “One Voice” with Billy Gilman.
Written by: Jessica Fenyves
Posted: Dec 01, 2014 by Jessica Fenyves