'American Idol' winner visits Seton

PRICE HILL, OH (FOX19) - American Idol winner Jordin Sparks visited Seton High School in Price Hill Thursday.

Seton won her appearance by casting the most votes in the "Bring Jordin Sparks to Your School Contest" by People to People Ambassador Programs, and won a personal school visit from the Grammy nominated, American Idol superstar, beating out more than 2,200 other schools.

Students heard firsthand how Jordin spent the summer traveling with a student delegation on a People to People Ambassador trip and what she's been up to since winning American Idol, including her debut film, Sparkle.

Sparks served as the first-ever celebrity Student Ambassador with People to People Ambassador Programs this summer where she traveled with a lucky delegation of American students for a once-in-a-lifetime trip that included singing with a Viennese choir, making aepfelstrudel in the Austrian countryside, and visiting iconic sites in Paris including The Louvre and the Eiffel Tower.

Grammy nominated, platinum selling recording artist, Jordin Sparks has released two albums since her "American Idol" win at the age of 17.  Her self-titled debut and sophomore albums, Battlefield, (19 Recordings/Jive Records) feature the chart topping hits including "Tattoo,"  "No Air," "Battlefield",  and "One Step At A Time" and have sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide. Cumulatively, these popular singles have sold almost 10 million downloads/ringtones. In 2012, Sparks will make her feature film debut as Sparkle in the SONY Pictures film by the same name.

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