Green Bay-area students ask Donald Driver to 'Please call us, 80'
WRIGHTSTOWN -- Seniors at Wrightstown High School are turning to YouTube to encourage recently retired Packers Receiver Donald Driver to speak at their graduation this Spring. "Please Call us, 80" is a spoof of the popular Carly Rae Jepsen song 'Call Me Maybe.'
The video shows Wrightstown students singing the song which directly asks Driver to give the class of 2013 commencement address scheduled for May 24.
Sisters Emma and Maddi Buttke are behind the project, about 100 other seniors helped.
"We got a group of people that were willing to sing the lyrics for it, we re-wrote 'Call me Maybe', we wrote to 'Call me 80,'” Emma Buttke said.
It's been in the works for more than a month. It took 90 minutes to record the song and several more hours to edit the video. The teens say the experience brought the class closer together.
"I think he's going to see it, I really hope he says yes but there's still the chance that it may not happen, but it would be really cool if it did,” said senior Andrew Summers.
Wrightstown's graduation ceremony happens May 24. That gives Driver a few months to clear his calendar, if he's interested.