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Mountaineer Idol

2019 Mountaineer Idol Schedule

  • Mandatory Meeting: August 28
  • Preliminary Competition: August 30
  • First Elimination Round: September 7
  • Second Elimination Round: September 21
  • Third Elimination Round: September 28
  • Fourth Elimination Round: October 5
  • Fifth Elimination Round: October 19
  • FINALE: October 28

Mountaineer Idol 2017 Katie Simms

2017 Mountaineer Idol Winner: Katie Simms!


2017 Top 5 finalists:

Scott Link

Katie Simms

Madison Bertha

Natto Soares

Nae Paugh


This fall will be our 15th year and the program just keeps getting bigger. Three finalists will emerge from the ongoing elimination rounds and will compete in the program’s Final Competition. Special guests and celebrity judges are at each elimination competition. The Mountaineer Idol will receive $1,000 for first place, $750 will be presented to the second place finisher, and $250 goes to the third place finisher. All monies to the top three students is provided by Coca-Cola. Mountaineer Idol is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Mon Hills Records and American Idol. 

Contact Sonja Wilson at Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu for more information.