The scene was set for a senior prom in West Philadelphia Tuesday morning. Guests arrived in sequined gowns, colorful party dresses, suits and tuxedoes. The room was decorated with balloons and signs, and a table was stocked with food and refreshments.
“They love to dance and to dress up,” said Alicia Conquest-Bulgin of her students from the School of the Future.
But this party wasn’t just for high school seniors. It was also for senior citizens at the West Philadelphia Senior Community Center. The West Philly Senior Center hosted its first Intergenerational Prom on May 28th.
“We want to let them know we support them and let them show off their prom attire” said Julia Diggs, who helped organize the event on behalf of the West Philly Center. Continue reading