Education

Fergie Goes to School

By Mary-Ellen Phelps Deily — May 09, 2007 1 min read

It’s good to be glamorous—of that, the students at Seattle’s Franklin High School can have no doubt. Thanks to being named the West’s “most glamorous high school” in a recent Verizon Wireless-sponsored contest, Franklin High was treated to a special concert by pop star Fergie (of Black Eyed Peas fame). “Franklin High School, you got styyyle!” Fergie told the crowd gathered in the school gym, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Franklin’s principal worked with the singer’s team to censor songs “not suitable for the school house.” And Fergie herself acknowledged: “We’re using the clean versions of the songs, definitely.” The glamor contest was a promotion for Verizon’s V CAST technology.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.