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Soul singer Malaya Watson of Southfield getting noticed on 'American Idol'
Feb 21, 2014 • Detroit Free Press“American Idol” certainly seems to be: The Southfield teen is one of three Michigan-born singers headed into the show's final round, where notoriety, nerves and life transformations await. Watson, 16, has already become one of ... That name ... More
Michigan leads nation with 278 high school robotics teams vying for championship
Feb 26, 2014 • Detroit Free PressWhen Michigan's FIRST Robotics competitive season kicks off Friday in Center Line and Southfield, it'll feature more than 80 new teams — the largest growth this already popular activity has ever seen. That growth propelled Michigan to tops in the ... More
Meet Malaya Watson - 'American Idol' Contestant Makes Top 30!
Feb 15, 2014 • Just Jared Jr.Malaya hails from Michigan and she is a tuba player in the Southfield High School band. “I thought it would be a cool idea to audition for American Idol because this has really been my dream all my life since I was a little kid, so I'm trying to make ... More
Malaya Watson likely a lock for 'American Idol' Top 10, Detroit Mosaic Youth ...
Feb 19, 2014 • MLive.comDETROIT, MI -- Malaya Watson fever has officially hit Metro Detroit. And Mosaic Youth Theatre director Rick Sperling couldn't be prouder. "I feel like I'm on 'American Idol'!," Sperling exclaimed Wednesday, when contacted by MLive.com. "There's been so ... More
'American Idol' contenders include 3 from Michigan
Feb 15, 2014 • The Detroit NewsAsciutto joins 16-year-old Malaya Watson of Southfield, the excitable tuba player from Southfield High School who made it through on Wednesday's episode. Watson, who did an end zone dance when she moved to the next round, stood out with her ... More
'Lion King' To Play College Football
Feb 18, 2014 • Fox17SOUTHFIELD, Mich (February 18, 2014)- He's been working on his roar for years and now it looks like it's paying off. A teenager near Detroit recently ... Now, he's 18-years-old and is a star defensive end at Southfield High School. Lion tells WJBK that ... More
Students demonstrate skills at Center Line HS robotics competition
Mar 1, 2014 • The Macomb DailyA similar competition was being held at the same time at Southfield High School. The winners will move on to the state competition at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti (April 10-12) with the grand winners traveling to St. Louis, Mo. (April 23-26 ... More
Fil-Am advances to 'American Idol' top 12
Mar 3, 2014 • TempoMALAYA Watson made it through to the Top 12 of “American Idol” Season XIII despite being part of the Bottom Three along with MK Nobilette and Kristen O'Connor, who was eventually eliminated. The tuba player from Southfield High School in Michigan ... More
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