“Every year she takes another step forward. She just signed two contracts this week with a huge agent in Atlanta and one in L.A. for acting and modeling. The more agents you have the more opportunity and exposure you get. You can only have one agent per state so she now has three,” said Rachel’s mother, Julie Novak.
“In June of 2013 she will be filming a zombie movie and already is getting ready to audition for The X Factor and America’s Got Talent.”
“For the last three years Rachel was invited to sing at the Music Festival Riverbend and the Dalton Fair by the staff at Ambiance Performing Arts of Chattanooga,” said Julie.
“As she grew in her singing she was introduced to vocal coach and owner of Fireball Music Studio in Hixson, Tennessee, Karen Alayne, who worked with American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina Suddeth!”
“Since then Rachel has been booked every weekend in Georgia and all over Tennessee singing at County Fairs, Beauty Pageants, is a regular at Chattanooga’s downtown ‘Sing It or Wing It’ and ‘Magoos.’ She is the reigning Supreme Talented Teen Miss of Paulding County,” Julie added.
Rachel’s rising stardom is just one of her many accomplishments. She is active in 4-H, chorus, drama club and is on the Calhoun Middle School Honor Roll. According to her mother, she makes time in her personal life for hobbies such as swimming, bowling, dancing, playing guitar, piano and trumpet.
“More than anything she enjoys being on stage and the bigger the crowd the better she performs,” said Julie.
“There is something that gets hold of Rachel and transforms her when she gets on stage. She seems to feed off the energy of the audience and lights up the room. Rachel is one of those rare students that does it all--she sings, she acts, she dances, and is just an all around entertainer, the audience and TV camera love her,” said Karen Alayne, owner of Fireball Music. “With the right agent Rachel has the potential to be my next Lauren Alaina, or a Miley Cyrus, or even a Selena Gomez. Rachel has been a complete joy to teach. We at Fireball Music love us some Rachel Novak,” Alayne said.
According to Rachel, there is a lot to like about the work she puts in for her career.
“Having these contracts will get me out there on billboards and get me in front of more producers - the more you are seen the better,” Rachel said. “What I like most is being on stage and getting energy from the crowd,” she said. “What I like least is missing out on doing things with my friends like games, movies and dances.”
When asked what the rising star would like most for Christmas Rachel said, “to spend time with family. Most of our family lives far away so going to see them would be the best present I could ask for.”