Alanna Vanderbaan is this year’s Stratford Star winner.

The 18-year-old Central student sat down with us this morning to talk about her triumph.

She says the competition was close in more ways than one:

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Vanderbaan tells us it was a long road to the win:

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You’ll get to hear more from Vanderbaan this summer as she’ll be playing the LINC Family Festival in May and the Canada Day celebrations in Market Square.