American 1 FCU Sends Teen To 'AmericanIdol'

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JACKSON, Mich. - (07/11/05) -- Eighteen-year-old Lauren Lynn is onher way to the 'American Idol' auditions, thanks to American 1 FCU.The high school senior won first place Friday in the second annualAmerican 1 Teen Idol competition at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre witha powerful pair of vocal performances. Wearing a jean jacket over awhite tank-top and full, sequined skirt, Lynn performed the AliciaKey's song 'If I Ain't Got You' for the first round of theperformance, then topped it off with the Shania Twain hit 'ThatDon't Impress Me Much.' The performance won Lynn a travel voucherto auditions for the Fox Television show 'American Idol,' as wellas a $2,000 savings bond from the credit union. The contest alsoraised $2,500 for the Jackson School of the Arts.

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