Liberty Speaks reports that the school district of Pickens County has ruled that “prayer was no longer going to be performed at any school functions including graduation.” 

This didn’t sit well with many in the community, including valedictorian Roy Costner. To right what he felt was wrong, he included a short prayer in his valedictorian graduation speech.

The crowd made it very clear that they completely supported him by erupting into applause. Now, video of his prayer has gone viral, amassing over half a million views just over the past few days, and has been covered on CNN, NowMSN, Fox, Yahoo, and ChristianPost