About Us

Heartland Talent Showcase is a Non-Profit Organization. It is a group effort from many
different communities in the local area coming together to help inspire young talented people
and to boost their self-esteem. Hopefully it will also increase pride in the community and the area
as well. We plan to constantly grow, while at the same time not lose the basic beliefs that brought us
together in the first place.

We gladly welcome any communities in the Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and
Western Kentucky Areas to join the organization. Together we can make a difference for the
talented people who may never get that chance to shine.

How it works is each local community hosts it's own Talent Show for the youth in their area. Then finalist are
selected from those competitions and will compete at the end of the season for the prizes. There are
Rules & Guidelines that each community must follow to make sure that it is completely fair for everyone. Each
member will be responsible for hosting their own show and following the Rules & Guidelines.

For a complete copy of the Rules & Guidelines please...

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If you would like to Join Us...

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Our Current Members & Bios

Board Members:
Member's Name Member's Bio
Marlene' Creech Dudley
* Former Music Instructor in Public Schools - Band & Vocals for 17 years.
* Bachelor of Music Education.
* Master of Arts in Teaching/Music.
* Private Music Instructor for 20 years.
Jane Schnurbusch
Co-Chairman / Secretary
* Bachelor of Music Education
* Master of Music Education
* Master of Theology
* Master of School Administration
* Teach music, religion, & computers for 28 years
* Private piano teacher
* Mother of 2
Carmen Robinson
Co-Vice Chairman
* Lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau.
* Registered Nurse at Southeast Health.
* Have been involved with my children in local talent shows for nearly 15 years.
Carrie Landewee
Co-Vice Chairman
* Bio coming soon...
April Creech
* Bio coming soon...
Phyllis Crump
Advisor to the Board
* 20 years as Scott City Park Director.
* 20 years talent shows at Scott City Summerfest.
Will Dudley
Advisor to the Board
* Licensed Electrician
* Licensed General Contractor & Roofer
* Music Enthusiast
* Married to Marlene' Creech-Dudley (Co-Chairman of the Board)
Derick Huckstep
Advisor to the Board
* Owns a graphic and web design business (D. Huck Designs)
* 15 years web design and graphic design.

* Involved in several community programs.
Neal E. Boyd
Advisor to the Board
* Winner of America's Got Talent 2008
* Vocal Performer and Entertainer
* Supporter of the Arts

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