Missy Elliott visits alma mater, donates $25K

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It’s been more than 20 years since she’s performed in her hometown, but Missy Elliott has not forgotten where she came from.

Elliott surprised students and staff at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, Virginia on Friday, The Virginian Pilot reported.

She took selfies with students and teachers and toured the building to see how much it had changed since she attended the school.

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Elliott visited for about an hour and she really left her mark, in the form of a $25,000 donation, according to the Pilot.

Elliott was in the area to perform at the weekend's Something in the Water music festival being held in Virginia Beach.

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FILE PHOTO: Missy Elliott performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented By Coca-Cola - Day 2 at Louisiana Superdome on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence

FILE PHOTO: Missy Elliott performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented By Coca-Cola - Day 2 at Louisiana Superdome on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence

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FILE PHOTO: Missy Elliott performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented By Coca-Cola - Day 2 at Louisiana Superdome on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence

Credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence

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