With all the attention they were getting, many of the students said they felt like celebrities on their special night.See video below But there was one star among them who stood out.
'I love her song Picture to Burn.' ' Hillcrest senior Grant Townsend, 18, and his date, Maggie Davis, 17, who arrived at the prom on a horse drawn buggy, said they felt honored to go to a school that MTV chose to feature in a TV show.'This is definitely a prom to remember,' Townsend said.But then he thought that if he could get a gorgeous date like Swift to hang on his arm, nobody could possibly make fun of him.The video went viral pretty quickly, garnering close to 35,000 views.'We couldn't have asked for a better prom.'Reach Jamon Smith at [email protected] 205-722-0204.Just months after parting ways with high school senior beau Conor Kennedy, the 22-year-old country singer has quickly found herself another boy - and it’s none other than One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles.Earlier in the evening, while her reported boy toy was busy making a million girls scream and shout at Madison Square Garden, Swift was busy hobnobbing with ex Conor Kennedy’s family at the 2012 Ripple of Hope Awards.“Taylor is a friend of the family and still is,” Conor’s uncle Patrick Kennedy told Us Weekly.But it never occurred to me to go to someone else's prom.'Swift's escort for the night was Hillcrest senior Whit Wright, 18.He was chosen as Swift's date when she drew his name out of a hat filled with the names of a handful of other seniors.'It's amazing, and it's been the best senior prom I could imagine,' Wright said.The rep told Devin that Swift was sorry she couldn't make it, but she thinks that he's a very special person.Devin wasn't the first teen to ask the ' Mean' hitmaker out on a date.