AVON, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- From the first design sketch to the big prom night reveal, students across the United States and Canada have been busy creating their 2013 prom masterpieces with Duck Tape®. They've wowed folks already, including "Project Runway" Season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak Franklin -- and now it's the public's turn!
Duck® brand announces its 2013 Top 10 finalists in the 13th annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest, which challenges high school students to create original prom looks with Duck Tape® for a chance to win $5,000 each in college scholarship money. A panel of judges picked these 10 fashion-forward couples as the best among 295 entrants for their workmanship, originality, use of colors, accessories and use of Duck Tape®. Lending to the panel's style cred, "Project Runway" Season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak Franklin served as Stuck at Prom® celebrity judge!
The judges had their turn, and now it's time for the public to cast its votes to pick the Grand Prize, Second and Third Place winners. Online voting starts June 13 at noon at StuckAtProm.com and ends July 8, 2013. Online voting is limited to one vote per valid email address per day.
The Top 10 Couples are:
•Couple 1: Josh Flader, 17, and Liz Gazca, 17, of Gilbert, Ariz.; attended prom at Gilbert Classical Academy, Entry #1010 •Couple 2: Rebecca Mainger, 18, of Westlake, Ohio, and Erich Igel, 17, of Avon Lake, Ohio; attended prom at Magnificat High School, Entry #948 •Couple 3: Kristen Calfee, 16, of Marrero, La., and Cody Hunter, 17, of Terrytown, La.; attended prom at Thomas Jefferson High School, Entry #358 •Couple 4: Callie Brown, 17, and Avery Brown, 15, of Phoenix, Ariz; attended prom at Chaparral High School, Entry #643 •Couple 5: Caden Kluge, 18, and Ashton Woolen, 20, of Woodstock, Ga.; attended prom at Sequoyah High School, Entry #902 •Couple 6: Valerie Harvengt, 17, of Lake Saint Louis, Mo., and Michael Maasen, 17, of Dardenne Prairie, Mo.; attended prom at Saint Charles Christian Home Educators, Entry #734 •Couple 7: Ashley Whaley, 16, and Ian Halfey, 17, of Lexington, Ky.; attended prom at Tates Creek Senior High School, Entry #1020 •Couple 8: Haley Ferguson, 18, of Ridgeway, Va., and Autumn Crowe, 16, of Bassett, Va.; attended prom at Bassett High School, Entry #342 •Couple 9: Grace McFarland, 18, and Colin O'Mara, 18, of Little Rock, Ark.; attended prom at Mount St. Mary Academy, Entry #550 •Couple 10: Breton Lalama, 18, of Fenwick, Ontario, and Adam Hughes, 17, of Welland, Ontario; attended prom at Notre Dame College School, Entry #840
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