Junior Idol Contestant

Caryn Balnis, Ella Pawkett Win Junior Idol
The Junior Idol finale, presented by Five Star Subaru and Townsquare Media, lived up to its billing, showcasing the area's best young talent at the Oneonta Theatre.
Winners of this year's Junior Idol are Caryn Balnis (16-20 age group) and Ella Pawkett (11-15 years old).
Caryn Balnis — Junior Idol Contestant
Name: Caryn Balnis
Age: 17
From: Oneonta
Audition Song: "Not Ready to Make Nice" by Dixie Chicks
Semi-Final Song: "When I was Your Man" by Bruno Mars
Finale Song: "One and Only" by Adele
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Douglas Barrett — Junior Idol Contestant
Name: Douglas Barrett
Age: 18
From: Oneonta
Audition Song: "Here Comes Goodbye" by Rascal Flatts
Semi-Final Song: "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner
Finale Song: "Grenade" by Bruno Mars
 
 
 
 
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Shawn Smith — Junior Idol Contestant
Name: Shawn Smith
Age: 18
From: Franklin
Audition Song: "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash
Semi-Final Song: "Turn the Page" by Bob Seger
Finale Song: "16 Tons" by Tennessee Ernie Ford
 
 
 
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Kevin Hait — Junior Idol Contestant
Name: Kevin Hait
Age: 16
From: West Oneonta
Audition Song: "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Semi-Final Song: "Hallelujah"
Finale Song: "I'm a Believer" by Smashmouth
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