Dixie students competing for the chance to sing with Newton at the end of the forum will be: Emily Flegal, a broadcast journalism major; Karman Wilson, communication; Keith Goodrich, majoring in music; and Jessica Baird, reigning Miss Dixie State College. Newton, himself, will take judges and audience votes into account before announcing the first ever “Mr. Las Vegas Idol” winner. Contestants will each compete to the famous Newton-made classic, “Danke Schoen.”
Newton will be on campus as part of the promotion of the DOCUTAH Opening Gala at the Tuacahn Amphitheater on Thursday, September 8, which will feature the world premiere of the documentary film, "Wayne Newton: A Native American Legend," which was produced by students and faculty in the DSC Communication Department's Center for Media Innovation (CMI). In addition to the premiere, Newton and his Las Vegas show orchestra will perform in concert following the screening.
Tickets for the Opening Gala can be purchased on campus at the forumn Tuesday, or at the Tuacahn Box Office (800) 746-9882, or online at www.tuacahn.org.