A Harry S. Truman graduate performed at the Super Bowl during Beyoncé's half time act.
Crystal Torres, a graduate of Bristol Township's Harry S. Truman High School, was part of Beyoncé's buzzed about halftime show. Torres played the trumpet during the show on Sunday evening. "We shut that shit DOWN son.... Literally," the trumpeter said on Twitter, citing the partial power outage that struck the stadium just after the halftime show. Beyoncé was backed by a 10-piece all female band during the show. Let Patch save you time. Get local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone every day with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here.
A sixteen-year-old Neshaminy High School junior is getting attention from singer Beyoncé for a copy-cat version he made of her "Countdown" video.
Monday, July 30, 2012
A 16-year-old Neshaminy High School student has made a huge splash in pop culture the last few weeks for his remake of a Beyoncé video. Ton Do-Nguyen, who is the junior class president, made a frame-by-frame parody of Beyoncé's "Countdown" video, which was released last October. By November, Do-Nguyen was in production of his copy-cat version, with one wardrobe exception. He wears a blue Snuggie. As a result, Do-Nguyen's video went viral when he posted it earlier this month and it now has nearly 1,000,000 views. The pop star herself posted Do-Nguyen's video on her website calling it brilliant: I Think he did this video better than I did :) Love B Since then, Do-Nguyen's video has appeared on MSN, CBS News, ABC News, Yahoo, VH1, MTV and …