Dress and Tuxedo drive

P rom dresses and tuxedo rentals can cost hundreds of dollars — that’s a lot of money for a high school student.

Granville seniors Samantha White and Zamada Litchfield recently decided to do something to help out their classmates who are strapped for cash. The two are organizing a drive for recycled dresses, tuxedos and dress shoes through the end of May.

“We decided this has always been a problem for students at Granville who didn’t go to prom because they couldn’t afford it, and we want them to have a reason to go,” White said. She thinks this is the first year someone has come up with an idea to address this issue.

The girls already had two like-new dresses in stock last week, and they had promises of more to come. The clothes are being stored in the high school nurse’s office, so those in need of an outfit can stop by after school to try everything on and take their free pick.

Anyone who wants to donate a gently-used dress, tuxedo or pair of shoes can drop goods off at the main office now through May 25.

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