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Idol winner McCreery honored with mural

Idol winner McCreery honored with mural

November 20th, 2011 in News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery is being honored in a mural at his high school in North Carolina.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( that McCreery was on hand Friday as the new mural was unveiled at Garner High School.

The mural honors the school's sports accomplishments. McCreery is pictured because he swung his microphone like a baseball bat at the end of a song on "Idol."

McCreery is pictured next to former Garner basketball star Donald Williams, who was named most valuable player during the University of North Carolina's run to the 1993 national championship. Hal Stewart, who coached the Trojans to the 1987 state football title, is also on the mural.

McCreery is attending his senior year at Garner High School.