Capital Region's newest rising star comes home for special visit
May 14, 2019 04:02 PM
COLONIE - A pep rally and a parade to celebrate Madison VanDenburg were taking place in Colonie on Tuesday.
Madison is a finalist this season on "American Idol." The show's production team wants to showcase her hometown.
A pep rally was held at Shaker High School, followed by a parade to The Crossings in Colonie Tuesday afternoon, where Madison will perform on stage.
MORE INFORMATION: Madison VanDenburg "Hometown Hero" visit info
Thats a wrap! @MadisonV sang in front of a few thousand people today at the Crossings and despite the rain it was great! Well have it all for you at 9 on @My4Albany and 11 on @WNYT. pic.twitter.com/vnTXzFt5vc Ashley Miller (@Miller247Time) May 14, 2019
And the crowd goes wild! pic.twitter.com/JXsGlnTw5W NorthColonieCSD (@NorthColonieCSD) May 14, 2019
Shes here! pic.twitter.com/7tuZAdFCQi NorthColonieCSD (@NorthColonieCSD) May 14, 2019
.@StewartsShops has just announced that today they are renaming their Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream "Madison's Cookie Dough-Re-Mi" in honor of the @AmericanIdol finalist. WNYT NewsChannel 13 (@WNYT) May 14, 2019
(Photo: American Idol / ABC) pic.twitter.com/CpzMncPt8S
Saw this hanging in the Starbucks in Newton Plaza. Im at Shaker now ahead of the pep rally for junior Madison VanDenburg this afternoon. Then well head to The Crossings for parade/concert. .@JohnCraigWNYT will have the latest on road closures live at noon. .@WNYT pic.twitter.com/Gty8ydWWUU Emily Burkhard (@EBurkhardWNYT) May 14, 2019
Lets put this to rest: @AmericanIdol finalist @MadisonV has a Cohoes mailing address but lives in Latham. She has attended @NorthColonieCSD schools including Boght Hills, Shaker Jr. and now a junior at Shaker High. @WNYT pic.twitter.com/S7pSEqQUH6 John Craig (@JohnCraigWNYT) May 14, 2019
Now thats a lot of @Lipton John Craig (@JohnCraigWNYT) May 14, 2019
at the #CrossingsofColonie as the stage is getting set for @MadisonV @AmericanIdol celebration this afternoon. Remember the park closes at noon. @WNYT pic.twitter.com/JCPXlWs1hi
It's going to be a great day! So excited to be celebrating @MadisonV unbelievable success on @AmericanIdol ! Many thanks to our community partners @SienaCollege for their wonderful support! pic.twitter.com/QWEHiYSZ0R D. Joseph Corr (@Djosephcorr) May 14, 2019
Its a big day for an @AmericanIdol finalist @MadisonV but may be traffic troubles around #CrossingsofColonie @ColonieYouthCtr #CiccottiCenter. Use @CDTA shuttle from @ColonieCenterNY & @NorthColonieCSD #ShakerHigh. @WNYT pic.twitter.com/ejUeRlzRn9 John Craig (@JohnCraigWNYT) May 14, 2019
They are all in @NorthColonieCSD including teacher Mark Kaercher @shskaercher celebrating Madison VanDenburg @AmericanIdol. Pep rally today followed by parade & concert at #CrossingsofColonie. @ColonieChamber @ColonieCenterNY @ColonieNY @ShakerHigh_PTSA @WNYT pic.twitter.com/Dkna1XmOBo John Craig (@JohnCraigWNYT) May 14, 2019
Is my zoom working? pic.twitter.com/qmScHVcMLu John Craig (@JohnCraigWNYT) May 14, 2019
Updated: May 14, 2019 04:02 PM
Created: May 14, 2019 08:26 AM
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