What’s Good? Girl on Fire — With Isaiah Showell

By: Isaiah S. Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist/’What’s Good’ Host

Michael Brown from Gouldtown Fire Company escorting Tylisha Stevenson, the Girl on Fire, to her prom. Photo credit: Isaiah Showell.

BRIDGETON, N.J. — There’s a girl on fire in Cumberland County, and her name is Tylisha Stevenson. Cumberland Regional High School is hosting their prom, and if their smart, they will give Stevenson enough room to enter the building unless they want to get burned by her dress.

Tylisha Stevenson’s prom dress was so hot that she had to be escorted to the dance by a local firefighter. The cooperation among dress designer and local fire company to give Tylisha a memorable prom is What’s Good in South Jersey — with Isaiah Showell.

Stevenson’s dress is a flame — literally. The dress is designed by one of South Jersey’s top designers Tenae Stevenson who is Tylisha’s sister. She whipped up this dress and did it with love and care for her baby sister.

“I’m the one she’ll call on when she needs a dress made or my expertise on certain things,” said Tenae.

Tylisha Stevenson, we here at Follow South Jersey wish you and your prom date, Roman Rivers, an awesome prom experience! Also, remember you’re definitely What’s Good in South Jersey!

Tylisha and her prom date, Roman Rivers, will be riding to prom in a 2009 Rolls Royce courtesy of Best Choice Imports. The icing on the cake is the Rolls Royce was a surprise from Tylisha’s parents, concealing the information just long enough to later overwhelm her with exactly what she asked for. The Girl on Fire theme was taken to the next level when the Stevenson family asked Mike Brown of the Gouldtown Fire Company to be onsite and bring a fire truck to escort Tylisha to her prom, and he accepted the duty.

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