Are you pondering as to whether you should go to your Prom?

​If so, you should know that your Prom is a special time in your high school years. It is an opportunity to come together with your friends for that last hurrah, painting a picture of the past four years of friendships and lots of fun times.

​The high school prom is a special occasion, an event where all want to be at their bests. Remembering a few important etiquette rules can help avoid embarrassing faux pas, so everyone has a wonderful evening to remember.

  • Dining etiquette - Which fork and knife to use
  • Dating etiquette - No means "NO"
  • Texting etiquette - Not while dining
  • Driving etiquette - Don't drink and drive
  • Phone etiquette - Be prepared
  • Dancing etiquette - Grooving to the music
  • Grooming tips - Hygiene is important
  • Etiquette in Public Place - show respect
  • After party etiquette - Do's and don't
  • ​Budgeting your funds - Don't over-spend $$$
  • Buying the right Gown - Stay within your budget
  • Renting the right Tux - Make sure it fits
  • Finding the right date - This could be challenging
  • Rules of a Gentleman - Respecting your date
  • Rules of a Lady - Not too provocative
“HOT” The Etiquette and Leadership Institute of Indiana is looking for High School’s in Indianapolis and surrounding areas who would like to have a free 2 hour Prom Etiquette Seminar presented to their Seniors and Juniors.
How to put your schools name in the hat; Prom chairperson should send an email to [email protected] with the following:

  • School name
  • School address
  • School phone number
  • Prom date
  • Prom Committee Chair persons name

Ten basic concerns when planning for the Prom!
  • Having challenges finding the right Prom date?
  • Want to be treated like a Princess by your date on one of the most memorable occasions of your high school years?
  • Having challenges finding the right gown or dress?
  • Nervous about going out to dine with friends because you don't know which fork or knife to use?
  • Not sure how to position the corsage?
  • Not sure which side the boutonniere is placed?
  • Afraid what others might say or think about what you're wearing?
  • Don't have the right amount of funds $$ to buy what you need or would like?
  • Having issues with mom and/or dad on the budget?
  • Don't know how to ask for a ride for you and your date?

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