Red carpet walk for Year 11 leavers at Witchford Village College prom
Students arrived in style as they walked the red carpet at Witchford Village College’s Year 11 leavers’ prom on Friday (June 29).
After four years of rain, the ceremony finally saw the sun, an organiser said: “After years of watching our students arrive at their prom with umbrellas and dresses with wet trains, we finally got the weather that we had hoped for.”
This year’s venue theme was rose-gold and black and the college’s collaboration with Rose Barn, event planners based in Ely, made the school hall “unrecognisable”.
A spokesman said: “Everyone had made a huge effort to dress-up and throw themselves into the occasion. They all looked amazing.
“DJ Charlie knew just how to keep them entertained and got most of them dancing.
“There was a sweet bar and Mr Mappledoram, Mr Storey and Mr Taylor supplied alcohol-free cocktails all night.”
Students were able to vote for their prom king and queen - Cameron Mayes and Amber Starling took the crowns.
Oscar awards went to Josh Taylor (best dressed male), Isabelle Pilling (best dressed female) and Tom Brown (best dressed entrance) who arrived driving his own tractor.
The spokesman added: “The photo booth and props proved to be great entertainment for both students and staff.
“Thank you to Lucy Lloyd Photography and all college staff for making the event possible.
“Thank you to the wider community for supporting our annual event, our students would not be able to make their ‘entrance’ without you.
“A big thank you to our generous sponsors Alan Richardson Builders, Midway Garage and our wonderful Lead Practitioner for English, Lynne Richardson.
“A special mention must go to our site staff for the setting-up and taking-down, they were so relieved that they don’t have to dry out the red carpets this week.”
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