Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | Herald Sharon High School students dance during a prom Thursday at the Avalon at Buhl Park. The prom was organized by several parents of students with the help from a few Sharonfaculty members. Organizers collected $8,000 through sponsorships to fund the prom that 130 students attended.

Parents, faculty members and local businesses organized and raised $8,000 in sponsorships to throw a prom for Sharon High School students, who were cheated out of most normal school activities this spring by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The prom was held Thursday evening at the Avalon Golf and Country Club at Buhl Park in Hermitage with 130 students attending.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | HeraldAfter months without the normal things in scholastic life, promgoers had a brief taste of fun again.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

Sharon High students go airborne on the dance floor.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | Herald Elisa Schuster, 17 and Daniel Sonntag, 17, have a little fun posing in a photo booth during a prom for Sharon High School students Thursday at the Avalon at Buhl Park. The prom was organized by several parents of students with the help from a few Sharon School District faculty members. Organizers collected $8,000 through sponsorships to fund the prom that 130 students attended.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | HeraldJake Cattron and Hayley Gallagher pose for a photo during a grand march before the start of a prom.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | HeraldElisa Schuster and Daniel Sonntag sign their names on a touchscreen display that will print the inage on their photos in a photo booth.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | HeraldPromgoers participate in a grand march before the start of a prom Thursday at the Avalon Golf and Country Club at Buhl Park in Hermitage.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | Herald Sharon High School students dance during a prom Thursday at the Avalon at Buhl Park. The prom was organized by several parents of students with the help from a few Sharon School District faculty members. Organizers collected $8,000 through sponsorships to fund the prom that 130 students attended.

Dancin' away the night - and worries - at Sharon prom

TANNER MONDOK | HeraldSharon High School students let loose on the dance floor at Thursday’s prom.