Eagle Eye Promposal Contest: Prom For The Nite?


Senior Mike Updike asked his close friend senior Emily McGarvery.

Senior Mike Updike asked his close friend senior Emily McGarvery to prom. Mike’s sign includes fun wordplay about the video game Fortnite. Mike’s sign left Emily in tears of joy.

Promposer: Michael Updike

Eagle Eye: Describe how you asked them to prom…

MU: I surprised Emily with the sign.

EE: Why did you choose this person to ask?

MU: Because her boyfriend could not go.

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

MU: I got the idea from a friend

Promposee: Emily McGarvey

Eagle Eye: Describe your reaction to the promposal. Were you surprised? Was it funny? Romantic? Sarcastic?

EM: I was almost in tears.

EE: Did you know that they were going to ask you or was it a total surprise?

EM: No it was a total surprise.

EE: Why should you win the contest?

EM: Because this is the first one.

Want to enter the contest?

We have great prizes in two categories:

Best Overall– FREE Prom tickets* – an $80 value (ALL entries are eligible to win best overall) for the promposal voted best overall.
Most Romantic Promposal– Free prom flowers for the winning couple from Garden Gate Floral in Tyrone for the promposal voted “Most Romantic.”
*Since voting will not occur until late April, the winner of the overall prize will receive a refund of their prepaid prom registration fee.

Special thanks to the Prom Committee and to Garden Gate Florists in Tyrone for sponsoring the prizes!

All students attending the TAHS prom are eligible to enter.

To enter, click HERE to fill out the promposal contest entry form.

The form link will also be available in the Tyrone Eagle Eye Instagram bio. Your photo and story will be published in the Eagle Eye as soon as possible.

The contest begins on Friday, March 17th, and will end on Wednesday, April 26th.

Winners will be determined by popular vote during the last week of April.

Good luck!