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Island vibes ring out at 2022 Willmar High School prom

Students showed up in style to the 2022 Willmar High School prom, ready to dance the night away as the school year comes to an end.

Students pull up in front of Willmar High School in style as they prepare to dance the night away at prom Friday, May 6, 2022.
Students pull up in front of Willmar High School in style as they prepare to dance the night away at prom Friday, May 6, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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WILLMAR — Students got to show off their style Friday evening as students showed up in cars ranging from cool, classic Corvettes to tractors as dates arrived for this year's prom festivities at Willmar High School.

A couple rolls up in a John Deere 9620RX during the grand march of the Willmar High School prom on Friday, May 6, 2022.
A couple rolls up in a John Deere 9620RX during the grand march of the Willmar High School prom on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

The school held a scaled-down prom last year, with a longer parade route around the Civic Center next door. The year before, the prom was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Willmar High School prom took place May 6, 2022, with the theme of "Island Vibes."

A vibrant corsage sits on the dashboard of a classic Corvette car just before the start of the grand march for this year's prom at Willmar High School on Friday, May 6, 2022.
A vibrant corsage sits on the dashboard of a classic Corvette car just before the start of the grand march for this year's prom at Willmar High School on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

This year was a return to a more normal prom for students, with hundreds of spectators packing the aisle surrounding the grand march route outside, where couples pulled up in their vehicles before walking the runway.

The theme for the evening was "Island Vibes."

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Students hang out on the roof of a Jeep while waiting for grand march for this year's prom to begin at Willmar High School on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Students hang out on the roof of a Jeep while waiting for grand march for this year's prom to begin at Willmar High School on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

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Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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