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Rutherford County Seniors Volunteer to Make a Prank Gone Wrong, Right--Mikayla Lewis

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.-- Siegel High School seniors are making a better use of water Saturday by washing cars...unlike some students last Thursday night using it to soak wrestling mats.

The senior prank also resulted in oil being put all over the school's floors and class letting out early Friday with safety hazards.

Senior Seth Harrell says, " It got a little out of hand, but no one knew things would get that far."

Harrell says the original plan only involved arranging chairs and desks on the football field to spell out "2014"

According to the school: The two students who greased the floors and a  teacher's son who stole the school keys to get in the building won't be allowed to participate in their graduation ceremonies . That same fate could fall on seven other seniors depending on how it will  cost to replace the wrestling mats. Administrators estimate it costing $200-$7,000.

Principal Jason Bridgeman is requiring 8 hours of community service   for the nearly 150 students who rearranged school equipment.

Jason Bridgeman says, " There's consequences if you make poor choices in life, and it's our job as adults and educators to teach the students that."

Many students completed their hours before today , but  came to the school  to clean , hold a pancake breakfast and car wash fundraiser for the mats.

Bill Kennedy, donated to the car wash and  says, "They felt as though they need to make amends for the wrong that they did, so I give them praise for that."         

Harrell says, "We're good kids that care about our school and we want to make the best names for ourselves."

Bridgeman says, " Great kids. They've atoned and I am very proud of them now."

Siegel High School says no teachers assisted in the prank. A  teen from out of town also participated in the vandalism.

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