By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily
Country singer Walker Hayes likely brightened the days of some students and teachers this week when he gave a shoutout to Cheyenne’s East High School online.
Earlier this month, students, teachers and administrators from the high school made a short video which showed them dancing and lip syncing along to Hayes’ hit song “Fancy Like.” The video has become a massive success on the social media app TikTok.
As of Wednesday, the video had almost 700 views on Twitter, where it was initially posted, some of which were from Hayes himself.
“I just wanted to let y’all know I watched your video multiple times,” he said. “That’s what it’s all about. I love seeing everybody coming together and putting that video together. So much happiness, so much joy. A lot of y’all have way better moves than me.”
He told the Cheyenne East crew that he appreciated the video and it made him smile. He wished everyone a merry Christmas and happy New Year, as well.
“Awesome shout out from Walker Hayes on our Fancy Like video! Merry Christmas everyone from Walker Hayes and Cheyenne East!” school officials said on Wednesday.
Hayes is actually not a stranger to Cheyenne, as he opened for country singer Keith Urban during Cheyenne Frontier Days in 2019.