Watch Al Roker's epic surprise for a deserving school principal and her students
Al Roker took it upon himself to honor this year's Maryland Principal of the Year. He had heard about Taiisha Swinton-Buck and how she devotes herself to bonding with her students. At Baltimore's Digital Harbor High School, she refers to her students as "a beacon of light". As a principal, she makes connections with her students via TikTok routines, leading by example on campus and making record-setting impacts in attendance, grade averages and graduation rates. In order to honor her and the school, they were gifted free laptops to help further their education. Read the full story below to learn more about this extraordinary principal.