Guajardo crowned “Last Laker Standing”

Kari Norton

There was nothing but laughs at this years Spotlight Productions’ Last Laker Standing Finals, which took place Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. in the in the Kirkhof Center’s Grand River Room.

Comedy Committee Chairman Tim Hartland said winner Jacob Guajardo was a runaway, taking home a 50 inch TV along with the title of the Last Laker Standing.

“Jacob stood out because he really connected with the audience and had a good, self-deprecating sense of humor,” Hartland said. “He also sang a unique song on his ukulele as part of his routine.”

Second place winner Luis Valencia took home a stereo system and third place winner Jesse Routhier won a SodaStream soda maker. The other contestants included Vincenzo Pavano and Vincent Persichetti.

“Pete Dominick, the host of the Finals event, was hilarious and worked extremely well with the crowd and the competitors,” Hartland said. “The event had over 500 in attendance and was a hit once again among the Grand Valley community.”

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