Seven teenagers auditioned on Nov. 16, 2011, to become The Voice of the automated book drop at the Prescott Valley Public Library in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Kali Mackins won first place and Shakira Johnson took second place.
Kali Mackins, left, and Shakira Johnson won first and second place in the latest PV LIbrary book drop contest.
Teen Librarian Carol Sibray opened the recording contest for any teen wanting temporary title of "The Voice" library patrons hear as they pull up to the book drop on the north side of the building. The top winner, Kali Mackins, also received a $50 gift card to Kohls, and the second place winner, Shakira Johnson, won a $30 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
Judges based their selection on enunciation, creativity and originality.
Duane Prince with Channel 15 recorded the auditions. This is the second competition for The Voice. The first winner, Becca Sharyn, recorded a "very spooky message," Sibray said.