BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Here are the top three winners for this year's Charter Day Idol, a contest of 10 musical performances featuring area students, announced at Saturday's Charter Day celebration by the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation Department.
Charter Day Idol, replacing the Battle of the Bands at Charter Day, displayed the talents of solo musicians, duets, and bands.
The first place winner was "Velvet Rose" with band members from Mendham, Roxbury, Mount Olive and Randolph;
The second place winner was "Totally Wired" with band members from Mendham and Roxbury (including Succasunna);
Third place winner was Lauren Conley of Basking Ridge.
Here is an example of "Totally Wired's" performance on the Henry Street stage at Charter Day Idol.
Here is Virginia Lafean of Ridge High School wrapping up her performance.
The first place winners received $300, second place received $200, and the third place winner received $100.
All participants received a Charter Day Idol t-shirt as well as a $20 gift card to Wavelength Audio Video in Bernardsville, according to the township Parks & Recreation department.
Judges were from Wavelength Audio Video and Tons of Toys in Bernardsville.