02.03.2012 [Kensington and Chelsea Today] - The talented duo - Louise Manning and Narmine Obad – beat hundreds of entries to be selected for the early audition stages of the hit ITV series. Both students submitted video entries with Narmine, 16, singing Duffy's “Warwick Avenue” and Louise, 17
27.02.2012 [Rocky Mount Telegram] - ... great grandparents are Du Tan Lai of San Jose, Calif. and the late June and Rachel Beach. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Becky Skinner of Elm City. Paternal great grand-grandparents are the late Ed and Mavis Skinner and the late Louise Manning.