Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Joanna Yaeger named Rockokie champion

Joanna Yaeger of Horseheads, NY was announced as the winner of the 2012 Rockokie Star Contest at Tioga Downs Casino on Friday night. Yaeger received the most votes of the field of 12 finalists for her powerful rendition of "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston. Yaeger wins $5,000 for first place.

Here's video of the big announcement with the final results after the video.

1st Place: Joanna Yaeger
2nd Place: Bobby Neira
3rd Place: Katy Collins
4th Place: Angel Acosta
5th Place: Hailey Wiggins
6th-12th Place: Amanda Hungerford, Shawn Delahanty, Matt Smith, Ashley Lux, Dean Wheeler, Tory Daral, Marissa Hromek