LAKEWOOD, Colo. - ABC's Good Morning America was at Lakewood High School Tuesday morning to announce that the school is one of the finalists to win a Katy Perry concert.
Lakewood H.S. scheduled an early-morning pep rally to make the announcement. Hundreds of students started showing up at 4 a.m.
The students and their video appeared on Good Morning America on the Denver Channel.
The school is among the top 5 finalists throughout the country.
More than 2,000 LHS students participated in the lip-dub video, sung to Perry's hit song "Roar."
More than 520,000 people have watched the video on Vimeo, and 180,000 people have watched the video on YouTube in the past two weeks.
If Lakewood wins, a live concert by the chart-topping artist will be held at the school on Oct. 25 and will be broadcast on ABC's Good Morning America.
Lakewood High School's student body president, who directed the lip dub, said if the school wins, she would ask Perry to move the concert to Coors Field so that it could raise money for Colorado's flood victims.
Judges will choose the winning entry. The entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, on-air appeal, "wow" factor, originality and feasibility of a live performance at the entrant's qualified school, according to ABC.
The winning school will be notified on Oct. 10.
Verrado High School in Buckeye, Arizona was announced as a finalist on Monday. Verrado's two-minute video showcases a senior born with Down syndrome, who has become an inspiration on their campus.
She has been on the cheerleading team all four years and has been its heart and soul. The video has close to 90,000 views on YouTube as of Monday afternoon. See that video below. Mobile users, click here: http://ch7ne.ws/GJAtoP