One high school just won graduation with this Taylor Swift flash mob
From the bizarre words of wisdom of Hollywood A-listers to the speeches that never made it to the podium, commencement speakers have gotten their fair share of media attention this year.
So when one senior decided he wanted to pull off the ultimate graduation surprise to top them all, he knew it had to be good. Valedictorian Colin Yost of Portsmouth High School in New Hampshire riled up his more than 230 fellow classmates to create the latest viral video that's taking social media by storm.
According to MTV, Colin knew exactly what to do to capture the spirit of his graduating class. "I've always wanted to do a flash mob and I thought graduation would be the perfect place because our class is very cohesive and doesn't really have a lot of cliques," he said.
Following Yost's inspirational speech asking students to "embrace their inner geek," he ended his with, "all you have to do it shake it off." Within seconds music started blaring, parents began cheering and the Portsmouth Class of 2015 was on their feet dancing to the beat of none other than Taylor Swift.
Having hundreds of students dancing in sync to "Shake it Off" is a tough job, but the real feat here is how the class managed to keep it all a surprise.
Safe to say, the grads — and the Internet — will remember this one for a while.
Check out the heartwarming moment here.
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