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Date: 2016-06-19

Newark Teen “Rises Up” to Victory in First Round Competition at Amateur Night at the Apollo

Newark resident and Newark Collegiate Academy student Leah Jenea Gaines was victorious in her first round of competition at the world famous Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night which was held on June 16th according to officials. Jenea’s rendition of “I’ll Rise Up” by artist Andra Day had a thunderous applauding ovation that saw her easily move to round two of the competition officials said.

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