It was a celebration to remember as Perkins students donned elegant gowns and sharp tuxedos and danced, jived and boogied the night away at the Perkins Prom.
Dwight Hall was transformed into the “City of Lights,” with sparking white lights strung across the ceiling and bouquets of exploding white peonies adorning each table.
Perkins alumnus Javier Michel returned to campus as the DJ for the event, playing tracks and mixing beats that brought his former classmates to the dance floor.
Below are a few highlights from the event.
Secondary Program students Mercedes and Bill join the many students, staff and family members taking pictures outside before the Perkins Prom.
Decked out in a sharp suit and vibrant blue gown, Secondary Program students Jonah and Paige pause to take a selfie.
Prom-goers wore stunning corsages and boutonnières handmade by Perkins students and staff in the Horticulture Center.
Friends and Secondary Program classmates share a laugh before the Perkins Prom. Left to right: Mikolai, Anicia, Carolyn, Zachary and Nick.
Students and staff hit to the dance floor early, enjoying the music beneath the twinkling lights.
Each table features beautiful bouquets of white peonies.
Maria, a student from the Deafblind Program, dances with her teacher during the 2016 Perkins Prom.
Deafblind Program student Brian shows off his moves alongside friends, classmates and staff.
Patrick and Kristina have a blast on the dance floor, enjoying classics like ABBA’s “Dancing Queen.”
Secondary Program student Jon moves to the music surrounded by friends and staff.
Recent Perkins graduate Javier Michel (left) returns to campus to DJ the Perkins Prom, accompanied by DJ Costa.
The Howe Building courtyard sparkles with streaming lights. Inside, students dance the night away.