Barnegat's Michelle Lombardi could be the next big thing in music. So, if she makes it big, here's your chance to say you heard her first.

The 18-year-old was recognized locally after penning a song aimed at bringing comfort to those affected by the Connecticut school shootings.

Here's another one of Michelle's songs. Tell us what you think about it in the comment box below or wish Michelle luck as she tried to make it in the music business.