A look into why MVHS students ask each other to dances publicly

Anjana Melvin

2014 inspired the most showy homecoming askings that Monta Vista has seen in years. Forget the mundane poster in the private setting— not only did students provide posters and flowers, but many sang and danced in front of the student body. Yet what was the appeal in asking someone so publicly? Amid the nerves and the speculation of everything that can go wrong, how sure were MVHS students that their prospective date would say yes?

Pictures used with permission of Sumana Praharaju and Sanketh Hegde. Video used with permission of Riyana Patel.