Talented teen Georgia continues to show her stage skills after being named Hartlepool’s Musician of the Festival

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TALENTED Georgia Lennon continues to go from strength to strength in the world of entertainment.

The 13-year-old from Hartlepool has been a rising star for years and is proof that hard work and determination pays dividends.

Proud mum Nicola, 43, outlined her latest successes. She said: “Georgia has been singing at the Birmingham Conservatoire with the Quay Lasses, which is the choir she’s part of from The Sage, Gateshead.

“She won Musician of the Festival at the Hartlepool Music and Arts Festival Final on Saturday and last Friday found out that she had successfully auditioned for a place in Quay Voices - regarded as one of the top youth choirs in the UK. Among other things they will visit Banff, Alberta, Canada on an International Residential and sing with the National Youth Choir of Venezuela at The Sage.”

She said there was “lots to look forward to” but Georgia’s achievements do not end there. She will also be rehearsing with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain for a week in August.

After that, said Nicola, they have been invited to perform at the Association of British Choral Directors annual convention. The Gala concert will take place at the historic Sheldonian Theatre at Oxford University.

She said the occasion would be “a fantastic opportunity” for her daughter.

Georgia has featured regularly in the Mail after we told how she tackled adversity and came back fighting.

The pupil at English Martyrs RC School and Sixth Form College has, in the past, .

l Been nominated as a gifted and talented student at the school.

l Performed in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat on its UK tour when it came to the Darlington Civic Theatre and York Opera House.

l Appeared in a Second World War film for television in which she played the part of an evacuee.

l Named vocalist of the year at her music school and got a 25 per cent scholarship.

Nicola previously told the Mail that her daughter’s success was proof of how pursuing your dreams can pay dividends.