St Stephen's Lutheran College senior Sophie Farnsworth, 17, is proud to be able to wear her grandmother and mother's ring to her formal, matching her deep purple gown.
St Stephen's Lutheran College senior Sophie Farnsworth, 17, is proud to be able to wear her grandmother and mother's ring to her formal, matching her deep purple gown. Andrew Morgan GLA181114SENI

Grandmother's ring brings more meaning to formal

THE ring she'll wear to her school formal might only be the size of a five cent piece, but it means a lot to Year 12 graduate Sophie Farnsworth.

It was passed down from her mother, who received it from Sophie's grandmother.

Sophie will wear the gold ring to her formal tonight

"I like wearing it because it is special," she said. "My grandma is so humble and bubbly. I love her to bits."

Sophie is wearing a dark-purple dress with silver accessories to the St Stephen's Lutheran College formal.

She is looking forward to glamming up for the event, which will see the 10 graduates from the school walk the red carpet.

"I don't really dress up much and I am difficult when choosing clothes," she admitted.

"But I bought my shoes from a boutique in Mt Tamborine and they fit me perfectly."

Sophie is hoping for an OP in single digits. She plans on studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in music at UQ in Brisbane.

"I just got accepted into a place at college which is exciting," she said.

The formal kicks off tonight from 6pm at Yaralla Sports Club.

Don't miss all the excitement and glamour of the region's formals in The Observer's special feature on December 12



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