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Stephanie Schimel was a contestant on Season 12 of American Idol.


Stephanie auditioned in Chicago. She sang "Dream a Little Dream of Me" by Ozzie Davis and His Orchestra. Although Nicki voted "no", Randy, Mariah and Keith voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Stephanie was shown in a group called "4U" with Alex Delaney, Kalli Therinae and Holly Miller. They were initially going to sing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler but at the last minute changed their song selection to "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye, ft. Kimbra. She and Holly advanced. She managed to survive to the Top 24 Girls, however Randy told her that she needed to have a sing-off with Rachel Hale to determine whether she would make the Top 20 Girls. She sang "Home" by Phillip Phillips. Afterwards, the judges told her that she was eliminated.