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Payson Excessive college students rejoice promenade with a ‘Footloose’ theme

Payson Excessive college students rejoice promenade with a ‘Footloose’ theme


PAYSON — Saturday morning was busy for a lot of Payson Excessive Faculty college students. Tons of of teenagers helped construct kits for actor Kevin Bacon’s charity SixDegrees.

Identical to Bacon’s character within the movie ‘Footloose’ danced the night time away at promenade, so did Payson Excessive Faculty college students, celebrating their accomplishment of bringing the actor again to Utah 40 years after the movie hit film theaters.

“It is actually cool to have the ability to have him really come and go to the college earlier than (the college) will get torn down,” stated Amanda Jensen, a junior at Payson Excessive.

Jensen could not miss this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. As a substitute of asking somebody from college, she determined to requested her childhood pal Christian Ganiere.

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Senior college students participate within the promenade throughout Payson Excessive Faculty’s promenade on Saturday. (Picture: Scott G Winterton, Deseret Information)

Bacon wasn’t the one Hollywood star in Payson on Saturday — Ganiere occurs to be an actor from California, finest recognized for his position as No. 010 — the predecessor to Millie Bobby Brown’s No. 011 — within the international hit Netflix sequence “Stranger Issues.”

Ganiere, who’s homeschooled, stated he could not miss out on this chance both.

“(Amanda) requested me and I used to be like, ‘I’ve by no means been to promenade, that is the good factor ever, sure I am going to instantly go,'” Ganiere stated.

Ganiere stated he was excited to go to the college the place the movie was shot.

“I did not comprehend it was shot right here, it was shot at the highschool,” he stated.

Again at Payson Excessive, the gymnasium was decked out in colourful streamers and shiny lights, virtually similar to the promenade within the movie.

College students had been dressed to the nines prepared to bop the night time away and celebrated an accomplishment they’ve labored on for months.

“I really feel like most of (the popularity) goes to the coed council as a result of I do know they labored their butts off making an attempt to get (Kevin Bacon’s) consideration. All their work paid off,” Jensen stated.

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Bourbiza Mohamed is a freelance journalist and political science analyst holding a Master's degree in Political Science. Armed with a sharp pen and a discerning eye, Bourbiza Mohamed contributes to various renowned sites, delivering incisive insights on current political and social issues. His experience translates into thought-provoking articles that spur dialogue and reflection.

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