TIME has unearthed snapshots from the President’s 1979 prom in Hawaii.
night of his senior prom came from Obama’s classmate, Kelli Allman (née
McCormack), who is pictured second from left.
Punahou School, Obama spent his days studying, playing basketball (as a
player on the varsity team) and hanging out with his friends, she says.Allman shares, “It was a really fun, happy time. We were all
cracking up, and everyone was smiling. It was pretty typical from there
out as far as what happens at prom: the dinner and the dancing and the