Eagle Eye Promposal Contest: A Sour then Sweet Promposal

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Tyler Beckwith and Vanessa Riggle with their promposal and candy.

Juniors Tyler Beckwith and Vanessa Riggle are dating and they knew they wanted to go to prom together.

Tyler asked what her favorite candy was and the rest was smooth sailing. Tyler made a poster that read “Prom would be SOUR without you! PROM?”. Vanessa knew she was being asked by Tyler but she was surprised and excited when he did. Tyler not only asked Vanessa to prom, but he also surprised her with her favorite candy: sour patch kids.


Promposer: Tyler Beckwith 

Eagle Eye: Describe in detail how you asked them.

TB: “I made the poster first, and then I told a few of the people in her class that I would be doing it during advisory and I had Bri Foy record it. Then when the time came I walked in and asked her.”

EE: Why did you choose this person to ask?

TB: “I asked her because she’s my girlfriend and I wouldn’t want to go to prom with anyone else.” 

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

TB: “I asked what her favorite candy was and she said it was sour patch kids.”

EE: What relationship do you have with this person?

TB: “She is my girlfriend.”


Promposee: Vanessa Riggle 

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

VR: “We both wanted to go to prom together, and we’re dating. He also asked me what I thought about promposals.” 

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

VR: “I was just sitting down when Tyler walked in the room holding a poster. I felt really happy and excited.”

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

VR: “My friend Abbi knew that he was going to prompose and she got really excited and told me about it, but she didn’t tell me what he was doing.”

EE: Why should you win the contest?

VR: “We should win if you want us to win.”

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