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Prom Organizer: Souvenir ‘Harmless’

In his The EDge blog, Kevin Richert provides a student's response to a tempest-in-teapot controversy re: giving out shot glasses at a high school prom. Here’s an excerpt from organizer Sammantha Gulliford’s guest opinion in today's Twin Falls Times-News:

“I ran for junior class president out of choice and to make this school actually have an amazing prom for once. I have to say with this article and the way it was portrayed makes a part of me never want to run for student council again. It shows that all the work we did wasn’t appreciated. … So thank you for taking away the joy I had in planning, what I thought, was one amazing prom. Thank you for never asking me if I ever needed help. Thank you for making me feel more stressed about a harmless glass than actually planning prom.” More here.

Question: Would you keep a shot glass if it was handed out at your high school prom as a souvenir?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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