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Party for Jessica Sanchez

Thu, May 10 2012 12:00 PM Posted By: Staff

Chula Vista teen and American Idol contestant Jessica Sanchez is coming home Saturday.

After finishing in the top 3 today, the 16 year old will perform a mini concert after being welcomed home early Saturday morning, Chula Vista officials said.

In a written statement, organizers said the party will be at Eastlake High School.

Festivities will be held at EastLake High School football stadium. Fans can root for Jessica as she rides in a short procession with the EastLake High School marching band and color guard starting at 10:15 a.m. southbound on EastLake Parkway from Otay Lakes Road to Clubhouse Drive onto the school campus. 

EastLake High School is located at 1120 EastLake Parkway.

Stadium seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gates open at 9 a.m. Entertainment from EastLake High and middle schools will be provided prior to Sanchez performing at 11:30 a.m.

“"Our community is thrilled to welcome home Jessica – she is already Chula Vista’s Idol,"” said Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox. “"Her amazing talent and accomplishments are deserving of this grand celebration. We are so proud of her."


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