WATCH: High School Seniors Pull Hilarious Mariachi Prank on Principal


A group of seniors from Santa Barbara High School gave a hilarious farewell present to their principal, John Becchio. 

When Becchio opened the doors to his office around 7:30am on Tuesday morning, he was greeted to the beat of a four-piece mariachi band. The students hired the band to follow the principal around anywhere and everywhere he went -- for 90 minutes! 

"It was a senior prank that delighted students and staff," the school district said in a statement about the stunt. The last day of school is Friday, but Becchio certainly won't be forgetting these students anytime soon. "It was kind of a special send-off," he told the Los Angeles Times

Watch below. We can't stop laughing! 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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