A woman's interaction with a busker has TikTok calling her the 'coolest teacher ever'

A high school teacher from New Jersey has gone viral on TikTok . after sharing a special moment with a busker she had come across prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. On Jan. 10, Crystal Vargas, a civics teacher, percussionist and softball coach, . posted a clip in which she and her class ran into a busker at Quincy Market while on a school trip in Boston. In the short video, Vargas is seen enthusiastically drumming on a bucket alongside the busker as her students watch in awe. The TikTok has since been viewed nearly 1 million times. “Coolest teacher ever,” one person simply wrote. According to Vargas’ website, the teacher has performed with artists Wyclef Jean, Paul Simon, Gladys Knight and Jill Scott. She also showcased her talent on Live with Regis and Kelly