STEAM Prom 2018

STEAM Academy Jr/Sr Prom

Saturday, April 21

Woodford Reserve Room at Commonwealth Stadium

1540 University Drive

Lexington, KY 40508

8 pm - Midnight

The following is preliminary information and is subject to change:

Prom Night Information

Prom Tickets – All students must bring their prom ticket(s) and a photo ID when checking into prom. Only the student to whom the prom ticket(s) were sold will be allowed to enter using the specific ticket number. Prom tickets are final sale and may not be transferred to another student.

Prom Location and Parking – Free parking is provided between Parking Marker 10 and Parking Marker 11 at Commonwealth Stadium. This is the side of the stadium facing the Arboretum and Alumni Drive. Look for the white arch, balloons, and “Commonwealth Tower” entry upon arrival.

Prom “Presentation of Guests” and Football Field Entry – All students are requested to arrive no later than 7:50 pm to the front entry of the Woodford Reserve Room (photo above). At 7:50 pm, all parents, family, and friends are invited to take pictures of students and their friends as they are introduced before entering prom. Parents, family and friends will not be permitted to enter the stadium at any time. Upon entrance to the stadium, all prom guests will be invited to walk onto the University of Kentucky Football Field to take pictures at centerfield between 8 – 8:30 pm. All high-heeled shoes must be removed so the turf and netting is not damaged. Any student arriving after 8:30 pm will not be permitted on the football field.

Prom Security – Any person attending the STEAM Academy Prom must be notified that his/her bags and/or person may be searched by Fayette County Public Schools. Bags larger than 8” X 10” will not be permitted. Any minor in possession of alcohol/drugs or who tests positive for alcohol/drugs will not be permitted to enter and parents/guardians will be notified to pick up the student at Commonwealth Stadium. There will be no reentry to prom once a student leaves the prom venue and no refund of prom tickets. Student will not be escorted to their cars to retrieve anything. Doors will remain locked for the duration of prom. STEAM Academy nor Commonwealth Stadium/Woodford Reserve Club is responsible for lost or stolen items.

Prom Pictures – A professional photographer has been hired to take both formal prom pictures with a backdrop and also to take candid photographs throughout the night. These pictures will be made accessible after prom and will be available for free downloads to all students. A photo release will be given to all students who choose to print pictures. In addition to the professional photographer, a photo booth (printing filmstrip-type pictures) will be available free of charge to all students.

Prom Food – Heavy hors d'oeuvres and unlimited sodas/lemonade/water will be available throughout the entire night at Prom.

Prom Court – King and Queen (seniors) and Prince and Princess (juniors) will be announced at approximately 11 pm. Students voted on these honors for their peers.


Prom 2018 Dress Code:  Information

Bringing a Guest that is not a Junior or Senior at STEAM?  This form MUST be filled out and returned as soon as possible!  Guest Registration Form

Questions?  Contact Mrs. Strange or Mr. Ridd.

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