You don't have to be the "winner" to be loved and appreciated!
Kirk Jay placed 3rd on "The Voice" and his hometown is so proud! In fact, they've declared Kirk Jay Day and are throwing him a parade!
Here's the official news release:
Kirk Jay is coming home to Bay Minette and we want to celebrate his accomplishment with a parade in his honor. Mayor Bob Wills will present him a Key to the City and a proclamation declaring Kirk Jay Day in the City of Bay Minette! The parade begins at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, and will conclude with a ceremony on Courthouse Square. The route begins at Bay Minette Elementary School and will travel down Hoyle Avenue, turning onto First Street, then Hand Avenue and will make a loop around the Square. The parade will end at Courthouse Square for the ceremony! We encourage everyone to come out and line the streets and cheer on Kirk Jay as we celebrate his Top 3 finish on The Voice!
If you're not familiar with his journey, here are some updates... including the video where he went back to his hometown ...