The top five entries for the 2018 Big Sky State Games national anthem contest have been selected by a panel of music professionals.
The five finalists are:
- Anastasia Hayes, of Billings.
- Savannah Williams, of Billings.
- Bev Thorn and the Montana Sapphire Sweet Adelines.
- Rachel LaFlex, of Colstrip.
- Kara Yarger, of Glendive.
According to the organization, online voting is open through May 29 and can be accessed online at bigskygames.org, under the “Events and Highlights” tab.
The winner will perform at the 33rd Annual Big Sky State Games opening ceremonies at Daylis Stadium on Friday, July 20. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. The Parade of Athletes begins at 7:30 p.m.