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Vote here for your favorite Duck Tape prom outfit


Kent Career Tech Center students Baylee DeVos and Blake Johnson have both been named finalists in the the Stuck at Prom Scholarship Competition and are in the running for a $10,000 scholarship.

Online voting started Thursday at www.stuckatprom.com and continues for 11 days to determine the winners.

Baylee, a Caledonia High School student who attended the Graphics Communications program at the Tech Center, recruited her friend and classmate, junior Blake Johnson, to take on the major art project: create a dress, tuxedo and accessories including shoes, a purse, corsage, boutonniere and hat completely out of Duck Tape. They wore the outfits to to prom at Caledonia High School and The Potter’s House, where Blake is a student, in May.

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Erin Albanese
Erin Albanese
Erin Albanese is associate managing editor and reporter, covering Byron Center, Kentwood, Wyoming and Grand Rapids Community College. She was one of the original SNN staff writers, helping launch the site in 2013 and enjoys fulfilling the mission of sharing the stories of public education. She has worked as a journalist in the Grand Rapids area since 2000. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she has written for The Grand Rapids Press, Advance Newspapers, On-the-Town Magazine and Group Tour Media. Read Erin's full bio

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