Donations of Formal Wear, Accessories Needed for March 'Primp for Prom' Event

January 26, 2022

Primp for Prom Flyer 2022

Members of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s department of social work and Woodward High School Key Club are joining forces once again to look for donations of formal dresses, shoes and jewelry for their annual “Primp for Prom” event set for March 3-4 in Woodward.

Primp for Prom is an annual spring event for high school students in the northwest Oklahoma/tristate area to pick out formal attire and accessories at no charge. This year’s event will take place at the Woodward High School practice gym on Thursday, March 3, from 1 to 7 p.m. and Friday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The practice gym is located at 13th Street and Downs Avenue in Woodward.

“The Northwestern department of social work is is excited to co-sponsor the eighth annual Primp for Prom with Woodward High School Key club,” said Dr. Kylene Rehder, social work department chair and professor of social work. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to provide gorgeous dresses and accessories to area high school students so they can attend their significant events in style. The success of this event relies on the generosity of others, therefore we are so grateful to our donors.”

Students will be able to choose from all sizes, styles and colors that are donated. Fitting rooms also will be available for trying on dresses.

To donate in the Woodward area, contact Rehder at or Stefanie Alexander at (580) 256-2858. Formal attire may be dropped off at Woodward High School at 13th and Downs Avenue in Woodward.

To donate in Alva, please contact Andrea Lauderdale, secretary for the department of social work, at, and to donate in Enid, please contact Codi Harding, assistant professor of social work, at


Erin Davis, University Relations Specialist, (580) 327-8480

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