25 contestants competed Friday evening at the Liberal High School Auditorium for over $3,600.00 in cash and prizes and the opportunity to be one of three opening acts for the sold out Jerrod Niemann “Welcome Home’ concert on Saturday night. A crowd of over 800 people enjoyed over 2 hours of entertainment before the winners were announced. Taking top honors on the night was Tyrone native Chandler Kirkhart. Singing 2 original songs during the competition, Kirkhart wowed the crowd and won over the judges to be declared the 2011 LHS Booster Club Champion. In second place was Liberal native, and current KU student Kara Lewis, while Adrienne Davis of Dodge City took third. The event sponsored in part by 102.7 the Legend and a whole host of other sponsors, raised over $13,400.00 for the Liberal High School Booster Club.