Trinity teen competes for scholarship in Duck Tape dress

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa Bay-area high school student stands tall as the finalist in a contest that challenges college students across the United States to create prom ensembles with Duck Tape for have a chance to win a university scholarship.

Grace Vaughn of Trinity, Fla. knows it takes creativity, commitment and lots of duct tape to be a Duck Brand Finalist. Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest.

According to the company, Vaughn stood out from other competitors with its Yin and Yang dress it took 45 rolls of Duck tape and 143 hours of work to create.

The dress, which has opposing but complementary black and white sides, represents the balance between healthy habits like yoga and meditation and everyday stress.

Vaughn’s said she hopes her black and white fit-and-flare style Duck Tape dress could “be the start” of a career in fashion.

Now that Vaughn has been a top 10 finalist, it’s up to the public to vote to decide who will be crowned the winner of the 2022 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Competition.

Voters have until July 13 to vote. The two entrants – a dress and a tuxedo – who receive the most votes will be named grand prize winners and will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship.

The eight finalists will each receive $500 scholarships and $100 Duck brand prize packages.

Click here to vote.

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