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Local student performs on America's Got Talent
The Kruti Dance Academy

A local student put her talent on display in front of a national TV audience Tuesday night.

Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology junior Janki Patel will be performing with her dance group, the Kruti Dance Academy, based in Norcross, as part of tonight's semifinal episode of "America's Got Talent."

The show aired live from Las Vegas at 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. on NBC and viewers can reportedly vote by text or online by going to

Four groups out of the 12 acts aired tonight will go on in the show, based on viewer response. Only 48 groups out of 70,000 submissions were chosen to be aired.