Epiphone recently participated in a songwriting contest
conducted by the Nashville Tennessean and in conjunction with the national
USA WEEKEND Songwriting Contest for Teens.
The contest was open to students in grades 9-12 in The
Tennessean’s circulation area who were challenged to create an original
song lyric to the theme “Make a Difference.”
Judges for the contest were Amy Kurland, owner of The
Bluebird Cafe and songwriters Robert Ellis Orrall and Danny Flowers.
Prizes included a guitar from Epiphone, a gift card from
Tower Records, a prize pack from Infinity Cat Recordings, Bluebird Cafe books
and Tennessean merchandise.
Finalists included (L-R); Chelsea Paul - Honorable
mention, Troy Watson - honorable mention, Jordon Hicks - Winner, Hannah Giffith
- Third Place.
Gibson President Dave Berryman
congratulates contest winner Jordon Hicks.
Dave Berryman presents Jordon
Hicks with an Epiphone Limited Edition
electric guitar in Wine Red.