Eagle Eye Promposal: 2,4,6,8 Will You Be My Prom Date?

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Haile Walk and Gracie Ball with their promposal bow.

Junior Haile Walk knew she would rather go to prom with a friend than with a guy, and she knew she wanted to ask her best friend freshman Gracie Ball.

By using their love for cheer, Haile had a bow made that said “Me without you is like a cheerleader without a bow. PROM 2019?” Gracie and Haile both joked about going to prom with each other and Gracie was happy when Haile asked because she wanted to go to prom this year.


Promposer: Haile Walk

Eagle Eye: Describe in detail how you asked them.

HW: “She came over to my house and I had gotten a custom cheer bow that said “Me without you is like a cheerleader without a bow. PROM 2019?” and she said yes.”

EE: Why did you choose this person to ask?

HW: “She is one of my best friends and I enjoyed Prom my 9th-grade year. I’d rather go with a friend than a boy.” 

EE: Where did you get the inspiration for the idea?

HW: “We are both on the cheer team.”

EE: What relationship do you have with this person?

HW: “Friends”


Promposee: Gracie Ball

Eagle Eye: Give your side of the story. Why do you think they asked you?

GB: “We have always been best friends and when we were hanging out at homecoming it was a lot of fun.” 

EE: Describe in detail how you were asked and how you felt.

GB: “She had a cheer bow made that says “Prom 2019?”. It was such a cute and creative idea.”

EE: Did you have any suspicions that you were going to be asked by them?

GB: “Kinda, we were joking around earlier in the year about going and she knew I was hoping to go this year.”

EE: Why should you win the contest?

GB: “It was cute and personal since we are both in cheer.”

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