PBA Local scoop on Spring Formal: an interview with Jessica Twiest

PBA Local reporter Kristina Webb was able to get the full scoop on the upcoming Spring Formal event from Jessica Twiest, Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Leadership. For more information, students can contact Student Activities: (561) 803-2561. Send any questions or comments to pbalocal@gmail.com

KW: What is the basic info on Spring Formal?

JT: Spring Formal is Saturday, April 18, 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Ironhorse Country Club.

KW: What led you to choose Ironhorse Country Club as the venue?

JT: The location was chosen because it is reasonably priced but also because it is very pretty, with lots of space to sit, eat and dance.

KW: How was the theme chosen?

JT: We chose this based on the feel of the club and what we thought would be interesting. It was voted on by [the entire] student activities team.

KW: Are you encouraging students to dress up with the theme?

JT: Not really, we want it to be a formal event, not something that you would wear a tux for but more formal than khakis and a button down; maybe throw in a tie or a nice suit.

KW: I saw your golf cart! How effective has that been in spreading the word about Spring Formal?

JT: We are really excited about that. We are really trying to find creative ways to get the word out; this is one of them! People give us crazy looks but at least they remember us!

Follow the jump to find out more including info on a ticket price jump and what kind of food they’ll be offering this year.

KW: Will there be any other promotions for Spring Formal that we can look forward to?

JT: Yes … but I can’t reveal them.

KW: Why did Student Activities choose the price of $25 per ticket?

JT: We wanted it to be reasonable for students, but at the same time help us offset some of the costs of the event.

KW: Will tickets be discounted at all?

JT: The tickets are discounted now. The price increases after March 27 (we have a big push for that after spring break). The prices will be one for $30 and two for $ 50. So get ’em now!

KW: Here’s an important one: what type of food will be served?

JT: It is buffet style (food stations) dinner with pasta, Tex-Mex, appetizers, salad and a huge chocolate fountain with fruit and such for dessert.

KW: Is there a dress code? How strict will it be?

JT: There is a dress code: no strapless or backless dresses, [because] we are required to follow PBA guidelines. If anyone has questions, they can contact us in Student Activities.

KW: Is there anything else that students should know about?

JT: Get tickets before the prices go up after March 27! Let us know if you have questions.

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