Glow Prom


This file photo illustrates the glow features of the Glow Prom, which is returning March 3 after being cancelled last year.

The Student Council for Exceptional Children along with Kappa Delta Pi and Oklahoma Aspiring Educators Association will host a Glow Prom for special needs children and adults in the community to attend. 

This is an annual event, which was not held last year due to COVID-19.  

The 2022 Glow Prom will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, March 3 in the Skyview Suite at Pioneer Cellular Event Center. 

“It will be an awesome night to support special needs people,” said Amy White, SCEC president. “Everything will be glow in the dark.” 

The event is basic prom night with dancing, bingo game, food and prizes. 

The SCEC is inviting students who qualify for Special Olympics to the 2022 Glow Prom. This event is for students in grades 7-12, adults, paraprofessionals and coaches who participate in Special Olympics. 

According to Special Olympics Oklahoma official website, the Special Olympics is for all people with intellectual disabilities to have the opportunity to become useful and productive citizens who are accepted and respected by others through sports. 

There are programs in all 50 states and more than 4.4 million athletes in 226 Accredited Special Olympics Programs across more than 170 countries worldwide with seven regional offices around the world. 

Today, Special Olympics Oklahoma benefits 12,100 athletes and is supported by more than 13,000 volunteer coaches and thousands of sponsors, donors and volunteers conducting more than 175 sports competitions and training clinics every year.