A Stratford Star is born!

Alanna Vanderbaan won the annual competition last Friday in the City Hall Auditorium.

The 18-year-old triumphed after two strong singing performances.

Local residents will get to enjoy Vanderbann’s talent at the LINC Family Festival in May and at the Canada Day celebrations in Stratford’s Market Square.

She will also get to work with Stewart Reynolds from Brittlestar to create her own online video as part of the prize.