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TLC Show ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ Coming to Houston

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TLC is coming out with another episode celebrating life’s once in a lifetime moments that turn dreams into reality with it’s 2018 “Say Yes to the Prom” series coming to Houston, Texas.

An initiative by TLC and Macy’s, abc13.com shared that “companies grant unforgettable prom experiences to 1,000 academically, high-achieving students across the country.” The programs tour is making a few stops along the way one of which will be Houston, Texas on March 22. Students impacted by Hurricane Harvey will be treated to a day of shopping and pampering for their unforgettable night. The YouTube video below shows highlights from a show in 2016.

The winners of this one-of-kind experience will be treated to all the trimmings that go along with shopping for prom, which include free dresses, tuxedos, accessories, and, according to abc13.com, “one-on-one styling sessions with Monte Durham from TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.”

“Students will also receive a scholarship, internship, and mentorship opportunities through TLC’s partnerships with Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation’s Careers in Entertainment initiative and the Emma Bowen Foundation,” shared ABC13.

The tour is set to kickoff in New York City in February. Students from NYC’s Inwood Academy were shown in a YouTube video as they were being told they were the winners of the 2018 “Say Yes to the Prom” contest.