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Severna Park’s Parijita Bastola advances to NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Top 8

Severna Park High School senior Parijita Bastola advances to the Top 8 on The Voice after her performance of Alessia Cara's "Scars to Your Beautiful" on Monday. "That was a masterclass in combining passion and joy," judge Blake Shelton said. Before airing Parijita's performance, NBC shared footage of the 17-year-old's classmates cheering for her back home in Severna Park. "I'm one of the only Brown kids in my high school," the Nepali-American teen said. "For them to support me fully, it just means the world." 

Parijita will perform in the show's live semi-final episode next Monday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

Severna Park High School senior Parijita Bastola advanced to the Top 8 on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ after her performance of Alessia Cara’s “Scars to Your Beautiful” on Monday.

“That was a masterclass in combining passion and joy,” judge Blake Shelton said. Before airing Parijita’s performance, NBC shared footage of the 17-year-old’s classmates cheering for her back home in Severna Park. “I’m one of the only brown kids in my high school,” the Nepali-American teen said. “For them to support me fully, it just means the world.”

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She is one of three women with ties to Anne Arundel County who performed on the show this season. Sisters Lindsay and Kasey Staniszewski, who perform as a duo called The Marilynds and whose parents call Edgewater home, were cut by the judges earlier this month.

Parijita will perform in the show’s live semi-final episode next Monday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

Severna Park High School senior Parijita Bastola advances to the Top 8 on The Voice after her performance of Alessia Cara's "Scars to Your Beautiful" on Monday. "That was a masterclass in combining passion and joy," judge Blake Shelton said. Before airing Parijita's performance, NBC shared footage of the 17-year-old's classmates cheering for her back home in Severna Park. "I'm one of the only Brown kids in my high school," the Nepali-American teen said. "For them to support me fully, it just means the world." 

Parijita will perform in the show's live semi-final episode next Monday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. on NBC.
Severna Park High School senior Parijita Bastola advances to the Top 8 on The Voice after her performance of Alessia Cara's "Scars to Your Beautiful" on Monday. "That was a masterclass in combining passion and joy," judge Blake Shelton said. Before airing Parijita's performance, NBC shared footage of the 17-year-old's classmates cheering for her back home in Severna Park. "I'm one of the only Brown kids in my high school," the Nepali-American teen said. "For them to support me fully, it just means the world." 

Parijita will perform in the show's live semi-final episode next Monday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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