|Delisa Davis in 1984 Shalamar National Talent Search Winner|
|Actress Dawnn Lewis of famed U.S. American Television Show "A Different World" was a finalist|
Only the departure of original member and subsequent Pop/R&B Icon and Grammy winner generated a nationwide talent search other candidates included Jody Watley wanna-be Karyn White was also a contender and rumored participants also included Vanity, Maxi of Rick James Mary Jane Girls and other hopefuls. Karyn White went on to her own successful R&B career marrying Terry Lewis of famed production team Jam and Lewis.
Dawnn Lewis: http://www.dawnnlewis.com/html/credits_music.html
Karyn White: http://urban_music.tripod.com/karyn_facts.html