Scotty McCreery National Goodwill Ambassador for The 1214 Foundation
Scotty McCreery became a “National Goodwill Ambassador” for 12.14 Foundation in February 2014. Scotty is internationally recognized as the winner of Season 10 of American Idol, and has since become one of the top artists on the country music landscape. He will play an active role in promoting the Foundation’s arts programming, supporting our fundraising efforts, and creating awareness for our vision and objectives.
Scotty was in Newtown in December 2013 meeting Dr. Michael Baroody and other 12.14 leaders. After the meeting, Scotty joined Newtown families and children at Edmund Town Hall for refreshments, photographs and even a few holiday carols. See photos of Scotty’s Newtown visit in the carousel below.
As a goodwill ambassador, Scotty will make personal appearances on behalf of the Foundation and help build visibility for the Foundation’s work to his fan base via social media and other public communications.
Scotty McCreery visits Newtown – Dec 2013
Photos courtesy of North Sky Photography
More about Scotty
Since his 2011 debut, Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope Records artist Scotty McCreery has become one of country music’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million. He was named the winner of Season 10 of American Idol after a record-setting 122.4 million votes were cast in the show’s finale. His platinum-selling debut album, Clear As Day, made Billboard history and helped McCreery earn “Best New Artist” recognition from the Academy of Country Music, American Country Awards and CMT Music Awards. In addition to his numerous concerts, McCreery has played for President Barack Obama, sang the national anthem at the World Series and performed in the Macy’s Day Parade.
On his latest album, See You Tonight, McCreery showcases his bass voice while blending contemporary and traditional country to create a sound unique to the college sophomore. With more than 150 live shows under his belt across the United States, Canada and the Philippines, McCreery has become a favorite of all ages. McCreery is currently crossing the U.S. on his See You Tonight Tour. For more information, visit Scotty’s website.