Chicago Public Schools have had many many things going on. There was the strike back in September 2012, Healthier Meals for students, Making the school day and year longer, School Closings, and more.
One of the things well not actually a thing but a person is also going on as part of CPS!
Devin Velez, is an 18 year old male student of Chicago Public Schools!! He is a senior Cadet at Rickover Navel Academy which is located at 5900 Glenwood Avenue in Chicago, IL. Devin is One Of The TOP TEN FINALIST on American Idol in its 12th season in 2013!!
Devin's songs have been
- "What a Wonderful World"
- "Somos Novios ( It's Impossible)"
- "Temporary Home"
It's Impossible was sung in English and Spainish on American Idol. No one had any complaints or anything negative to say.
"Devin started singing when he was a toddler probablly started singng at such a young age beause his mother would always be singing around the house". His mother was pofessional singer she says by the time he was 10 years old he had surpassed her."
To learn more about Rickover Navel Academy you can check out their web site www.Rickovernavel.org to learn more about Devin you can check out www.cps.edu/Spotlight. Don't forget to watch Devin on American Idol on Fox Wedensday nites at 7pm central time and most importantly don't forget to vote for him. You can vote from your phone or by text. Can also make a Supervote but have t be reigistred on Facebook to be able to vote online. If you wanna send Devin a message or shout out some love you can tweet him at Devin Velez @DevinAI12 on Twitter, this is his offical page while he is on the show.
Thursday Nites on FOX 7pm is when the contestants will find out if they will be continuing on or not.
We wish Devin Velez the Best Of Luck and Hope to see You Next Week on American Idol!!!!