Sunday, May 09, 2004
I could've probably gotten a date too....
Elimidate, NU style? Senior stages casting call for his partner to the senior ball
In recent days, Nevada Union has been speckled with fliers promoting Bailey's plan to hold open auditions - "all classes welcome" - for a date to the May 15 senior ball.
This morning, Bailey will assemble a panel of "judges" who will ask such probing questions as, "Do you prefer sourdough or French bread?" to determine the winner of an all-expense-paid trip to the prom.
Bailey is including a free meal - advertised as Jack in the Box - and either a ride in his mother's relatively new Chevrolet Monte Carlo or his 1989 Dodge Dakota pickup, with a passenger door purchased from a salvage yard and a motor that whines and pings from the weary valves under the hood.
Word has spread quickly about Bailey's hunt for a date.
"Oh God, it's freaking awesome," senior Sara Heidelberger said. "I have a date already, otherwise I'd go for this.