Lakewood High puts spirit in Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Lakewood High School produced yet another video of more than 2,000 students and staff dubbing a Katy Perry hit song, this time choosing her latest single “Roar,” to pay homage to the school’s mascot Growly the Tiger.
The video, filmed in one continuous shot, travels through Lakewood High’s hallways featuring cheerleaders, members of school clubs, sports teams, student council and the orchestra.
Katy Perry even raved about the video on Twitter Wednesday saying:
Oh my GAWD. Now this is what I call school SPIRIT: http://t.co/tNBl211XLl I hear you roaring LAKEWOOD HIGH! 🐯
— Katy Perry (@katyperry) September 25, 2013
This is the second time the school has performed a lip dub to one of Perry’s singles. In 2011, hundreds of students chose to lip dub Perry’s “Firework.” The video went viral, and Perry commented on her Facebook saying, “Lakewood High has some FIREWORKS! Go Tigers!”
The 2013 video was directed and produced by Courtney Coddington, and edited by Gavin Rudy.