On Friday night, the Wheatley auditorium was filled with spectators enjoying the 15th edition of Tri-M’s Wheatley Idol! Hosted by Kavina Amin and Kaya Amin, the evening featured performances from eight incredibly talented competitors. From these eight initial competitors, three finalists were selected by our “celebrity” judges: Mr. Ardito, Mrs. Vasselman and Mr. Papasevastos. These three finalists then performed another song and the winner was selected by audience vote.
This year’s eight competitors were:
From these eight initial competitors, the three finalists selected were: Emma Melnikov, Shruti Goyal and Breden Resnick! Each of these finalists performed another song for the audience.
Shruti Goyal, Round 2
Emma Melnikov, Round 2
Brenden Resnick, Round 2
After these second round performances, the audience cast its votes! While the votes were being tallied, the crowd was treated to a performance by last year’s Wheatley Idol winner, Kajal Kapoor!
When the votes were tallied and announced, Brenden Resnick (Class of 2020) was declared the winner of Wheatley Idol XV! Brenden performed one more song for the audience: