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Juanita Payton collects formal wear that students can use for prom, other special events.

TONY AHERN/MADRAS PIONEER - Juanita Payton, left, and Madras High School senior Katie Weygandt  with the prom dresses Payton has collected to share with students.Katie Weygandt, a Madras High School senior, wears a newly adopted dress that she received from the collection of Juanita Payton, left. Payton, a recently retired MHS teacher who still stays involved in the district as a substitute teacher and assistant with the drama department, has a side passion of collecting prom dresses to provide students. She brought her dress racks, with 143 dresses, to MHS Feb. 4. Payton is also collecting men's suits, ties and shoes. Anyone who would like to contribute a dress, jewelry, shoes or men's items can contact Payton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Payton said she is especially in need of larger dresses.

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