Shamelah Williams, medical support assistant in the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, has been selected as a semi-finalist in the UNC Hospitals and School of Medicine’s “Promise Idol.”

Ms. Williams, who will sing at the Idol event, is new-patient coordinator for thoracic (lung and chest) surgery patients at UNC.

Williams into Semi-Finals of Promise Idol

Shamelah Williams

The Promise Idol is an annual affair that offers UNC Health Care and School of Medicine employees, volunteers and residents a chance to take the stage and share their talents. The competition will be held during the 2012 N.C. Children’s Promise Radio/Telethon on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the lobby of N.C. Children’s Hospital. The annual radio/telethon raises funds for the Children’s Hospital.

The grand prize will be a $100 gift card to the Streets at Southpoint in Durham and the title of Promise Idol.