Jada McKenzie-Moore wins first place in the youth division of Ridge Meadows Got Talent at Country Fest in Maple Ridge

Jada McKenzie-Moore wins first place in the youth division of Ridge Meadows Got Talent at Country Fest in Maple Ridge

Top talents at Country Fest

Jada McKenzie Moore wins Ridge Meadows Got Talent youth division at Country Fest in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows Got Talent once again lived up to its name.

The annual contest at Country Fest saw a slew of exceptional entries making it hard for the judges to pick winners this year.

Jada McKenzie-Moore took first place in the youth division, DaniElle and her band placed second, while Dominquie Mailloux was third, closely followed by Mia Torres, who missed tying for third place by two points.

M.J. Stewart won the adult division, Don Taylor took second place and Nicole Broughton placed third.

The talent contest was hosted by Ria Diy, aka Ria Jade, who won the youth division in 2012.

Diy opened the contest with a cover of One Day by Charice and an original song titled Just Like You.

Youth division winner McKenzie-Moore has already taped an appearance on eveRIAthing, a television show hosted by Diy. The teen talk and entertainment show airs on ReyFort TV and Shaw’s Multicultural channel.