Online prom to crown king and queen

From Herald Staff Reports

The Herald is partnering with local businesses to kick off an online prom today that will crown a king and queen for Dubois County high school seniors.

Starting at 9 a.m. today, readers can nominate their favorite seniors by uploading their photo and a brief description of why they should win on the contest website at

Submissions will be accepted through 11 p.m. Sunday, April 26.

Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, April 27, readers will be able to vote daily for the male and female student they think should be crowned king and queen. Voting will end at 11 p.m. on Sunday, May 3.

The king candidate and queen candidate who receive the most votes will be crowned the overall winners and receive a number of prizes from the contest’s sponsors. Using the reamining votes, a king and queen will also be crowned from each of the four county high schools.

Winners will be announced on Monday, May 4, in The Herald, on the contest website and on The Herald’s Facebook page.

Local sponsors have donated a number of prizes to give away to the overall winners, including a tiara, 24kt gold plated rose, pearl earring set, diamond pendant for the queen winner and a $250 gift certificate for the king winner from Olinger Diamond Center. Other prizes to be split by the winning couple include two $50 gift certificates from Uebelhor TV; a shampoo, cut and style from The Beauty Bar; $50 cash from Horseman’s Paradise; and a $40 prize from Green Thumb and prizes from Ackerman Oil.

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