Tag: Proms



Segregated prom tradition yields to unity

Students danced for hours to music provided by Pete’s Mobile DJ Service from Houston DJ Pete Armendariz read about the integrated prom on CNN.com and offered up his services at no cost. (CNN Photo/Brandon Ancil) by Jamie Gumbrecht WILCOX COUNTY, Georgia (CNN) — It’s a springtime tradition in this stretch of the magnolia midlands for crowds to gather at high school students’ proms. They’ll cheer for teens in tuxedos and gowns while an announcer reads what the students will do once they leave this pecan grove skyline.



Prom fashion turns into red carpet moment

TREND SETTER–Singer Rihanna during the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file) by Samantha Crtichell NEW YORK (AP) — You might as well roll out the red carpet in front of the school gymnasium or hotel ballroom and line it with parental paparazzi: Prom season provides many girls a chance to have their moment in the spotlight.