A local high school principal made the decision to resign after his graduation speech was found to be not entirely his.

As KDVR reported, the principal of Mead High School, has resigned.  It came to the attention of the school district from the a member of the general public that over half of the speech the principal delivered was plagiarized.

The majority of the content from the speech came from the New York Times best seller "Lean In," written by the COO of Facebook.

The news caught students and parents alike by surprise, especially when the student handbook, prohibits plagiarism among students.