CROWD PLEASERS: Classmates Landon Dziadyk, left, and Ted Vukovic strut down the runway in casual wear during the annual Kwalikum Secondary School Fashion Show at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre Tuesday, March 28, 2017. See more on the dry grad fundraiser in Tuesday’s paper and online at www.pqbnews.com. — J.R. Rardon photo

KSS students have a passion for fashion

Qualicum Beach fashion show raises more than $8,500 for dry grad festivities

More than 50 Kwalikum Secondary School seniors — and a half-dozen good sports from the school’s teaching and administrative staff — strutted their stuff in a benefit for the school’s 2017 Dry Grad in the school’s annual fashion show last Tuesday at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.

Backed by coloured lights, a fog machine and danceable soundrack, the models strode under a balloon arch and took to the runway before a receptive audience of more than 100 fashion fans.

More than $8,500 was raised at the show, which included a 50/50 draw, concession, and a silent auction with donations by dozens of local businesses and individuals.

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