A high school principal wished his senior students joy, happiness and, most importantly, love with a mind-blowing surprise serenade during their graduation ceremony.
Marcus Gause stunned graduates of T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point, NC on Sunday with a perfect a cappella rendition of the classic ballad “I’ll Always Love You.”
The video, shot at Greensboro Coliseum, has now gone viral.
“Of course there was nervousness because no one was singing behind Whitney Houston and greats like Dolly Parton, but the lyrics were really what I was trying to portray to my students,” Gause told ABC News.
“One of the things that the pandemic has really taught us is that we need more love, that the students know that we love them and that we take care of them,” he said. added.
Parton originally released the song in 1974. It has since been covered several times, most notably by the late Whitney Houston – whose film version “The Bodyguard” topped the charts for 14 weeks.
Check Out Parton’s Original Here:
And the Houston version here:
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