An Oshkosh native makes the top four in the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) 8th annual National Anthem Singing Contest. Franki Moscato shares her talents in singing the national anthem with cattle producers from around the nation. In the past, Moscato has performed the national anthem at the White House, Green Bay Packers games, Milwaukee Bucks games, and was even a golden ticket contestant on the hit show American Idol.
The winner of this contest will receive a trip to the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn., to perform the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the Opening General Session on Aug. 10 as well as the Cowboy’s Night at the Opry event on Aug. 12. The contest is sponsored by Norbrook.
The four finalists are:
- Franki Moscato, Oshkosh, Wis.
- Carrie Behlke, Benkelman, Neb.
- Karna Dam, Hooper, Neb.
- Kenli Twitchell, Rexburg, Idaho
Videos of the finalists are available for voting on the convention website at https://convention.ncba.org. The public can vote for their favorite singer once per day per person through June 18, and the winner will be announced June 21, 2021. “I encourage everyone to watch these talented singers and vote for their favorite,” says Jennifer Hollingshead, director of meetings and events at NCBA. “We can’t wait to showcase the winner at this year’s convention.”
The winning singer will receive roundtrip airfare for two to Nashville, hotel room for four nights, convention registration for two, a meet-and-greet hosted by Norbrook, plus a pair of boots, pair of jeans and a shirt from Roper or Stetson.
For convention information and to register, visit https://convention.ncba.org/.