Where we live, high school senior promgoers often take pictures with each teen holding up a small sign of where they are attending college in the fall. Both the teens in front of the lens and the parents behind are glowing with pride. Both in-state and out-of-state school names are held up, public and private, small and large. It shows hope for the future, the prestige of admittance and pride of parents.
Sign of Vanity?