Emma Mathieson of SM West, Alexa Morgan of SM South among KC SuperStar finalists

Alexa Morgan, fifth from left in blue jumpsuit, and Emma Mathieson, second from left, are among the 10 finalists in this year’s KC SuperStar competition. Photo credit Jewish Community Center.

Two Shawnee Mission high school students are among the 10 finalists in this year’s KC SuperStar competition.

Now in its tenth year, KC SuperStar is an “American Idol” format singing competition where metro area high school students show off their vocal chops in competition for a $10,000 Edward and Ellen Rose Scholarship. More than 2,000 singers audition for the competition each year.