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"Draft-style" Prom Date Selection

Updated: Thursday, May 8 2014, 07:58 AM CDT
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A high school in California under fire for their NFL draft-style system of picking prom dates.

Boys at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach have been using the system for years to pick their dates for the spring dance.

They do it in secret because it is not endorsed by the school.

Like the NFL draft, the guys pick numbers from a bowl. Those with the lower numbers get the first pick of the girls deemed most desirable.

Some students even post messages on Twitter urging girls to look their best in the weeks leading up to prom.

The school sent home a letter last week saying it is not okay to objectify women in the way.

Most of the students think the draft is a fun way to figure out who they are going with to prom.


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