A Medley of Talent at the 2023 Variety Show

There was no shortage of talent at this year’s Student, Faculty and Staff Variety Show! The show was held on February 22, 2023, and is sponsored by the Student National Dental Association/Hispanic Student Dental Association.

This annual event has been a dental school favorite, as it’s an opportunity for the dental school community to display their talents and at the same time celebrate the School of Dentistry’s rich diversity. Further, the event coincides with Black History Month and the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Below are the performers at this year’s event, which was led by Mistress of Ceremony, SNDA Secretary and D2, Precious Hollins, and SNDA Faculty Advisor, John Cottrell:

Casey Aschinger, DDS Class of 2023

Musical Performance: “She Will Be loved” by Adam Levine and “I Want it that Way” by the Backstreet Boys

Brenda Everhart, Staff Supervisor, Clinic

Musical Performance: “Goodness of God and Rooftops”

Anh Nguyen, DDS Class of 2024

Dance Performance to a medley of “Bellyache”, “My Strange Addiction” and “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish

Dr. Bob Hurst, Clinical Assistant Professor, Team 3

Musical Performance: “Part of the Plan” by Dan Fogeberg

Andrew Flanagin, Office Support Assistant, Front Desk

Musical Performance: “O Sole Mio” by Eduardo Di Capua

Sydney Bauer, DDS Class of 2026

Musical Performance: “Life Me Up” by Rihanna

John Cottrell, Director, Faculty Advisor of Minority Programs and SNDA/HSDA

Musical Performance: “Dance with my Father” by Luther Vandross


Thank you to all our performers for showcasing your talents!


To view photos from the event, click here.