11-year-old Sioux City soloist shines at Bill Riley

A talented singer, dancer and actor, Mackenzie Crawford, 11, is already what you’d call a triple-threat.

“I also play softball, basketball and volleyball,” the East Middle School sixth grader mentioned.

OK, Mackenzie may, in fact, be considered a quadruple-threat.

“You see, I love doing a lot of things,” she said with a confident grin.

But Mackenzie especially enjoys singing. She was one of seven winners in the “Sprout” (ages 2 – 12) division during the championship round of the 58th annual Iowa State Fair Bill Riley Talent Search Competition, Aug. 20, in Des Moines.

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By Earl Horlyk