Two area people auditioned for American Idol today.

Megan Hayes is from Riverdale, and Hunter Hoop, a young adult from Findlay, made the trek to Columbus in the first step to making it onto the show.

 

American Idol will start its second season on ABC next winter.

 

The celebrity judges are Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry.

 

The show is hosted by Ryan Seacrest.