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10 prom outfits — made of Duck brand duct tape — that won scholarship money

Duck brand duct tape has given out more than $250,000 in scholarship money to students and schools since it started the “Stuck at Prom” contest 14 years ago, one of many private scholarship programs that students can turn to for help with paying for college, outside of athletic and institutional scholarships. Prom-goers design their own formal wear out of duct tape, and a panel of judges chooses 10 finalists. Then people can go on-line and vote for their favorites. (Related: Students look for scholarships in some unusual places)

Here are photos of the 2013 winners, courtesy of Duck brand duct tape. And yes, those dresses and suits are made out of tape.

2013 Grand Prize Winners — Caden and Ashton

2013 Second Place — Liz and Josh

2013 Third Place — Kristen and Cody

2013 Runner-up — Ashley and Ian

2013 Runner-up - Breton and Adam

2013 Runner-up — Breton and Adam

2013 Runner-up — Callie and Avery

2013 Runner-up — Grace and Colin

2013 Runner-up — Haley and Autumn

2013 Runner-up — Rebecca and Erich

2013 Runner-up — Valerie and Michael

Michael Alison Chandler writes about schools and families in the Washington region.



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