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Couple gets engaged on AU graduation stage

Monday - 5/14/2012, 7:42pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Sarah Cooper got more than a degree when she crossed the stage at American University's graduation ceremony on Saturday - she got a husband, too.

The School of Public Affairs graduate had just accepted her diploma and was exiting the stage when she - and everyone else - saw her boyfriend, Sam Miller, down on one knee in front of her.

"I've got a question for you," Miller said. "Will you marry me?"

The crowd went wild, and after a moment the loudspeaker confirmed what everyone could tell by looking at the kissing couple, "She said yes."

Here's the video:

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