It was the turn of Year 11 pupils at Chetwynde School, Barrow, to celebrate last week at Abbey House Hotel.
Over the past decade school proms seem to have become more and more Americanised, with transport escalating from mum and dad's car to limousines, Hummers and horse-drawn carriages.
The word prom was originally shortened from promenade, the formal, introductory parading of guests at a party.
The prom can be traced back to the simple mixed male and female banquets…Continue
Looks like we're going to have to wait a little longer to see Ali Fedotowsky of Bachelorette fame all decked out in a white wedding dress! The blonde beauty just canceled her wedding to fiancé Kevin Manno. Before you start freaking out, no, Fedotowsky isn't getting back together with her former reality TV suitor, Roberto Martinez. And this lovely lady is still totally a bride-to-be. As it turns out, Fedotowsky and Manno had to put off their "I do's" and cancel their Mexico destination…Continue
Two recent Athens High School graduates have made it to the final round of the Stuck at Prom Scholarship competition. In the competition, the two made prom dresses from Duck Tape brand duct tape.
Supporters can vote for the two, Claire DeBruin and Winter Wilson – at their personal link on the competition website.
DeBruin and Wilson got into the top 10 after being selected by a panel of judges.
Anyone can vote, and supporters can vote once per day from now until July 6.…Continue