We asked our five finalists to answer the following questions, allowing Star-Telegram.com readers to know more about each of the dream prom candidates. What follows are their candid responses.
Name: BrynMae McCausey
School, grade: Arlington Martin High School, Senior
Prom theme: TBD
Describe your 'dream prom: My dream prom would be ... me and my date going to a romantic restaurant for dinner, with me in a floor-length red silky dress that has a low-cut back and a small train, with the perfect pair of high-heels in silver. Afterwards, we'd arrive at prom in a vintage car, like a '69 Corvette. As far as hair and makeup, I'd like to have a pretty up-do and simple, old-school makeup (black eyeliner on top, with mascara and red lipstick).
Tell us about your prom date: His name is Chris. He's really sweet and shy and adorable. He's also an old-fashioned kind of guy. He's the son of a single, hard-working mom. He's very musically talented, and has a big heart. He's always there for people when they need him.
Favorite TV show: Survivor
Favorite movie: Never Been Kissed
Favorite sport/team: Snowboarding / Shaun White
Favorite color: Red
Favorite song: 'Things Aren't So Beautiful Now', A Thorn for Every Heart
Favorite flower: Charmes Peruvian Lillies & Freesia
Favorite clothing store/designer: I've never really been about labels, but as far as formal-wear goes, when it comes to designers, I like Clarisse, Paparazzi and Jovani.
Describe your personal style: I love vintage clothes! I like to mix vintage with modern and make my own style. I usually wear form-fitting clothes since I'm kind of skinny. I love anything red or anything old-school, like high-waisted skirts and shirt dresses.
Favorite meal: My mom is an amazing cook, and she used to serve wonderful grilled steaks with homestyle creamed corn, grilled asparagus and a salad. It's by far my favorite.
Favorite celebrity: Johnny Depp Who is your idol and why? My idol is Aubrey Hepburn, because she was so beautiful and talented, but she didn't let her fame go to her head. I really respect all the work she did in Africa after she stopped acting.