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The winners of the Nassau County Reach for (Credit: Ann Luk)

The winners of the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Competition join County Executive Edward Mangano, his wife and even officials. From left to right are event co-chairwoman Traci Finnell, second-place winner Mary Kate Patsky, Linda Mangano, Edward Mangano, first-place winner Sarah Shaiman, third-place winner Nicholas Tangorra and event co-chairwoman Anita Grigorian. (July 30, 2012)

Nassau County Reach for the Stars

Eighteen finalists competed in the 10th annual Nassau County Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Competition at Eisenhower Park.

Sarah Shaiman, center, wins first place at the
(Credit: Ann Luk)

Sarah Shaiman, center, wins first place at the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Competition at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. It is Shaiman's third year competing in the annual singing competition and the first time the 17-year-old won. With her are finalists Didi Peng, left, 18, and Samantha Schick, 17. (July 30, 2012)

Garden City resident Mary Kate Patsky, 13, won
(Credit: Ann Luk)

Garden City resident Mary Kate Patsky, 13, won second place in the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Talent Competition, singing “Don't Rain on My Parade.“ Beside her is third-place winner Nicholas Tangorra, 14, of Bethpage, who sang “Glad You Came” by The Wanted. (July 30, 2012)

The winners of the Nassau County Reach for
(Credit: Ann Luk)

The winners of the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Competition join County Executive Edward Mangano, his wife and even officials. From left to right are event co-chairwoman Traci Finnell, second-place winner Mary Kate Patsky, Linda Mangano, Edward Mangano, first-place winner Sarah Shaiman, third-place winner Nicholas Tangorra and event co-chairwoman Anita Grigorian. (July 30, 2012)

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County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda,
(Credit: Ann Luk)

County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda, join the 18 finalists of the 2012 Nassau County Reach for the Stars Talent Competition. (July 30, 2012)

About 300 Nassau County residents showed up at
(Credit: Ann Luk)

About 300 Nassau County residents showed up at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow to cheer on the 18 finalists in the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Competition. Prizes include gift cards and the chance to sing the national anthem at a New York Islanders game. (July 30, 2012)

Mary Kate Patsky, 13, of Garden City performs
(Credit: Ann Luk)

Mary Kate Patsky, 13, of Garden City performs “Don't Rain on my Parade” from the 1964 musical, “Funny Girl” for the Nassau County Reach for the Stars Talent Competition held in the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. She finished in second place. (July 30, 2012)

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