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Lemont High School staff to face off in song for seventh annual 'Faculty Idol'

Published: Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:48 a.m. CDT

LEMONT – Lemont High School teachers and students will face off Friday in a musical competition with the return of “Faculty Idol,” according to a news release from District 210.

Previous champions music teacher Matt Doherty and career and technical education chair Ken Ferry will showcase their talents in the seventh annual event.

The LHS speech team will host the event, and all the money raised will benefit the program.

Competitors are free to perform in the genre of their choice. More than 10 faculty and student acts will participate, including Baby BOOM, a group that includes four LHS faculty and staff members, all of whom are expectant mothers.

Science teacher Scott Collins will host with sophomore Becca Zagorski.

Each act will sing for the three judges. After the intermission, Fine Arts Chair David Nommensen, English teacher Marek Dron and English teacher Kathryn Kupchek will select the finalists, who will perform one more time. The champion will be determined by audience applause.

“Faculty Idol” will take place at 7 p.m. April 12 at the LHS Performing Arts Center, 800 Porter St. in Lemont. Tickets cost $10 and are available online at They can also be purchased at the door while supplies last.

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