A Waterbury woman is in the running to be the voice of McDonald’s.
Courtney Peterman, who works at the McDonald’s at 150 Main Street in Bristol, Connecticut, is one of the 25 regional semi-finalists in the Voice of McDonald’s competition.
Peterman said in her online biography that she has dreamed of being a professional singer since she was 5 years old.
“Singing is the best part of me and will forever be a part of me,” she said.
If Peterman is voted to move on to the finals, which take place in Orlando, Florida in April 2014, she will perform in two rounds of the final global competition on a massive concert stage with a live orchestra in front of more a crowd of more than 15,000.
Prizes for the competition include provide expertise on hair and makeup, wardrobe, choreography, stage presence and vocal coaching, as well as access to a panel of internationally-renowned vocal and music industry professionals.
“Courtney has worked so hard for this moment and truly deserves this special opportunity McDonald’s has given her to shine,” Joe Rodriguez, the owner of the McDonald’s of Bristol, said. “I know she will make us proud, and we can’t wait to hear the competition results.”
The global Voice of McDonald’s winner receives $25,000, the second prize includes $17,500, third prize gets $12,500 and fourth prize yields a check for $7,500.