Finalists Set for Tech’s Got Talent 2021

Tech's Got Talent Finalists 2021
Tech's Got Talent 2021 finalists are (from left-to-right): Emma David, Asia Smoke, Karson Kauffman and Noah Strout, Kayleb Starnes, Parker Benton and Jake Moffett and Matt Moseley and Oakley Smith.

Six acts consisting of Arkansas Tech University students have advanced to the finals of Tech’s Got Talent 2021.

The following acts will take the Witherspoon Auditorium stage beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22:

  • Asia Smoke of Hot Springs (vocal)
  • Emma David of Conway (vocal with acoustic guitar)
  • Kayleb Starnes of Vandervoort (instrumental piano)
  • Oakley Smith of Leslie and Matt Moseley of Benton (vocal with fiddle and acoustic guitar)
  • Karson Kauffman of Little Rock and Noah Strout of Mountain Home (lip syncing)
  • Parker Benton of Quitman and Jake Moffett of Alma (vocal with acoustic guitar and electric guitar)

The first-place act in the Tech’s Got Talent finals will receive $600. Second place will earn $300, while $100 will be presented for third place.

In-person attendance for the Tech’s Got Talent 2021 finals will be limited to 175 individuals in accordance with COVID-19 precautions. A live video stream of the finals is planned for

Visit to watch an archive of the preliminary round.

Tech’s Got Talent is presented by ATU Student Activities Board.

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