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Ne-Yo is a Middle School Principal for the Day

by Robert Pace 4:15 AM PST, February 29, 2012
Photo: Get Schooled

As part of a program that encourages children to attend school and maximize their education, Ne-Yo visited Aki Kurose Middle School in Seattle on Monday to be its principal for the day.

The students earned the honors of having the Grammy-winning artist head their school for the day by winning Get Schooled Foundation’s national attendance challenge.

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"I am happy to partner with the Get Schooled Foundation to encourage attendance and education. It’s so important to show up, be present and pay attention so your dream becomes a successful reality," Ne-Yo said as he compared school life to his work as a singer-songwriter.

Check out the video clip above of Ne-Yo as "Principal for the Day" to see him make an announcement over the loud speaker, lecture in the classroom, and perform in the school auditorium.

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