Braille Monitor May 2008
by Lorinda Riddle
From the Editor: May is prom month across the country, including the Colorado Center for the Blind (CCB). The following little photo essay is reprinted from the Spring 2007 NFB of Colorado Newsletter.
Colorado Center students are always busy. They have classes at the center in technology, travel, Braille, home management, and industrial arts. When not in class they head out to the mountains for rock climbing, fishing trips, and camping and canoeing activities. But sometimes girls (and boys) just want to have fun. So center student Erin Scala decided to organize a prom night, complete with meal, prom photos, and dancing to the sounds of a DJ.
CCB student body formed a prom committee. Student body members Pete Treyo, Aaron
Prince, and Richard Mouriquand purchased food, hired a DJ, and lined up a photographer.
Center students Aviance Gardner, Booth Calder, and Anna Roberts helped to create
a party atmosphere with decorations of streamers, balloons, and other festive