1247Amy sent this in from Madison, Ohio in the US. She wrote: "a boy from another highschool had looked at me a few days after prom and asked me with a look of utter shock, 'you were prom queen? i dont believe it!'
"the moment a girl wins prom queen you think of sheer happiness...however instead of a moment of knowing everyone was happy i won, there was a lot of hostility because i'm not the pretty, athletic, social girl that would stereotypically win.. i'm the nerd, the one who struggled to find a partner in group projects.
"even if people couldnt believe that i won prom queen, i did. even though it means nothing now that i'm a sophmore in college, i always feel like it was a big moment for shy, nerdy, socially awkward girls everywhere. (:"