Miss America took to social media Saturday asking Central York School District administrators to reconsider lifting the three-day in-school suspension for a high school senior who asked her to prom.
Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America organization’s Facebook page on Saturday asking school officials to rethink 18-year-old Patrick Farves punishment.
“On Thursday, a student invited me to prom and gave me a flower while I was giving a presentation in York, Pennsylvania,” Davuluri wrote. “I later learned of the disciplinary action taken and reached out to the school in hopes that they will reconsider their decision. Meeting and interacting with students across the country has been an important and rewarding part of my year as Miss America. I always encourage students to follow their dreams through education, and I’m inspired daily by the enthusiasm and aspirations of the bright young adults I have the pleasure of meeting through my travels.”
School administrators had learned about Farves’ “promposal” ahead of Davuluri’s speech and warned him not to do it. Farve was suspended for following through with the stunt.
Davuluri cited that her travel schedule will prevent her from attending prom with Farves.