How can you help a young woman from Loma to follow in the footsteps of Reba McEntire? Vote to send her to Nashville to sing for her Country music peers. Here's your chance to help send her on her way.

As you may recall, a young Reba McEntire was discovered by Red Steagall while singing the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City. Steagall heard her sing, sent her to Nashville, and the rest is history.

Western Colorado's very own Morgan Crouse is among the finalists in the "Tune Up For Tennessee 2017 National Anthem Contest." The vocalist receiving the most votes will sing the National Anthem at the Opening General Session of the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville.

Voting is underway and will continue through November 23, 2016. You can vote once per day through the deadline.

Morgan is up against some tough competition. Competing for the prize are:

  • Emalee Hoffmann
  • Sage Patchin
  • Cora Wood

What exactly will the winner receive?

  • Roundtrip Airfare for 2 to Nashville during the 2017 Cattle Industry Annual Convention
  • 1 Hotel Room for 4 Nights in Nashville during the Convention
  • Free Registration for 2 to the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, TN
  • Sing the National Anthem at the Opening General Session of the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention
  • Sing the National Anthem at the Friday night Grand Old Opry Event
  • Sing during the NCBA Board Meeting Saturday, February 4th
  • Meet and Greet hosted by Norbrook
  • Win a pair of boots, pair of jeans, and a shirt from Roper or Stetson

This competition was open to singers 18-years-old and younger. The four finalists were announced on Halloween.

Here's your chance to support a local girl and help make her dreams come true. Chances are you've seen Morgan singing at Western Colorado rodeos, sporting events, concert festivals. and the occasional local competition. Now check her out online as she competes for her chance to sing in Nashville.