Teen needs help with retweets to get prom pictures with Mets

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, January 22, 2018
(Photo/Callie Shea Quinn)
wabc-Photo/Callie Shea Quinn

STATEN ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- A teenager from Staten Island is on her way to getting the best possible date for prom -- the New York Mets. But she needs a lot more help.

Callie Shea Quinn, a senior at New Dorp High School who says she didn't have a date, reached out to the Mets via a private message on Twitter with the big ask. All she wanted was to take prom pictures with the players on May 25 -- the date of her school's prom.

Much to her surprise, the team responded, saying they're game, as long as she can get 500,000 retweets on Twitter.

Quinn posted her message with the retweet request on January 19, and has since passed the halfway mark!

The push for the team has gotten some serious attention from some major celebrities, like William Shatner:

And he even followed up with an update:

Donnie Wahlberg joined in the campaign, too:

But Quinn's biggest highlight so far has been her favorite player helping her cause:

She even posted that she's already looking for orange and blue prom dresses:

Quinn's mom has taken to social media to post about the support her daughter has gotten:

To help Quinn's cause, all you need to do is retweet her first tweet, which is pinned to the top of her Twitter feed.


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