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Toni Ahrens ’05 (Hamilton, N.Y.) is the winner of the recent Lafayette Idol singing competition.

A double major in psychology and English with a theater concentration, Ahrens sang “All That Jazz” from Chicago in the first round and “Fallin'” by Alicia Keys in the second.

Pavlos Lykos ’04 (Easton, Pa.), a government and law major, finished second. He performed “If I Were a Rich Man” from Fiddler on the Roof in the second round.

The other finalists at the event, held March 27 in the Farinon Center Snack Bar, were Lisa Oliveri ’04 (Oradell, N.J.), a psychology major; Alexis Siemons ’05 (Moorestown, N.J.), a communications and culture major; Caryn Donohue ’06 (Garden City, N.Y.); and Michael McFadden ’04(Broomall, Pa.), a double major in English and economics and business.

Lafayette Activities Forum awarded cash prizes at the competition, which was judged by professional talent agents Jeff Hyman and Alison Ahart ’03 from Auburn Moon Agency and Kate Magill from Sophie K Entertainment.

Auditions were done a cappella in the back room of Gilbert’s. The judges were biology major Kelly Barrows ’06 (Clarks Green, Pa.) and her event co-chair, economics and business major Victoria Picone ’05 (Bethlehem, Pa.), as well as Dave Mitchell ’05 (Bear Creek, Pa.), a double major in music and economics & business.

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