American Idol Contestant to Appear at GCC Lima

Party on the Patio Part of Kids College Week at Lima Campus Center

Batavia, NY- The Lima Campus Center of Genesee Community College invites 1st through 6th graders to join the fun at Kids College August 12-16, 2013 from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Kids College participants will create artwork that will be featured in a Student Art Show on Thursday, August 15, 2013. The Art Show is part of a Party on the Patio from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., which is open to the whole community and features free food and entertainment from Lima native Jonathan Stills, of American Idol Fame.

Kids College offers a week of fun and educational activities to engage kids physically and intellectually. Participants will conduct science experiments, record music, learn about and create a variety of art, even learn sign language. Each day also features a special activity such as a magic show or a cooking demonstration. The $135 per student fee includes daily lunch and nutritious snacks that help the kids learn about making healthy choices. Space is limited and spots are filling quickly. Don’t delay. Registration deadline for Kids College is July 10, 2013.

Kids College participants will get to showcase their work during the Student Art Show Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. The Student Art Show is part of a Party on the Patio at the Lima Campus Center that’s open to the whole community. Free food includes hot dogs, watermelon, dessert, chips and lemonade. Entertainment is also free, featuring singer Jonathan Stills.

Stills is a Lima native who has twice competed on the hit TV show American Idol. On season 9, he made it to the top 140 in Hollywood. During season 10 he made it to the third round of Hollywood week and finished in the top 100 of the original 125,000 contestants. Stills continues to pursue his musical dreams while co-owning a DJ business. He specializes in singing rhythm & blues, pop music, some classic rock and love songs.

Don’t miss the fun at GCC’S Lima Campus Center, located at 7285 Gale Road, Lima, NY 14485. For directions visit: To contact a member of the Lima Campus Center staff, call 585-582-1226.


For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email:

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Editor’s Note:
A photo of singer Jonathan Stills is available here: