It was quite the day Tuesday for American Idol finalist Madison VanDenburg.
Despite the chilly weather, she got a warm welcome home at a big pep rally with fellow students at Shaker High School then a parade, and a free concert at The Crossings later in the afternoon.
Big crowd of her fans were there to greet her.
Also on hand, someone who knows what it's like.
Moriah Formica, A 2018 Shaker graduate, and a former contestant on The Voice, says she's been giving her friend tips and support.
Madison will be featured on the finale of American Idol this Sunday night against two other finalists.
Some odds-makers have picked her as the favorite to win.