Idol Scrapbook: Katharine McPhee

Catch the McPhever! From L.A. girl to American favorite, see how the runner-up became an Idol finalist. By Julia Wang

HOMECOMING QUEEN

Returning to Notre Dame High School, the alma mater she shares with Rachel Bilson and Kirsten Dunst, McPhee was greeted on May 12 by a gym full of McPhever supporters, including Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. “You make me feel like a winner, regardless of what happens," McPhee, the first L.A. native to make it this far on Idol, told the crowd.



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