Santa, students help with surprise wedding proposal | News
A Spokane man teamed up with Santa and an elementary school choir�to pull off surprise proposal to his girlfriend.
"I had an idea but I would have never expected this surprise or done in this way not at all," Deena Allen said. "He did a wonderful job, complete wonderful job in front of all my coworkers, all my students, excellent yeah, wonderful."
Deena Allen is the Assistant Principal at Sunrise Elementary in Spokane Valley.��On Thursday, the school choir performed during the Spokane Valley tree lighting ceremony in the U-City parking lot.�
video While Allen watched her students perform her boyfriend, Kevin Pittsley anxiously hid behind cars, careful not to let Allen see him.
When the choir finished singing, Santa arrived on a fire truck and "randomly" selected adults out of the crowd to receive gifts.� Allen was one of four people selected.� Santa blindfolded her and handed her an empty box.�
Allen took the blindfold off to see Pittlsey down on one knee holding a ring with 22 diamonds.� Without hesitation, Allen said yes.
"It was wonderful, just great," Allen said.
Pittsley said each diamond on the ring represents how many years they've known each other.� The pair first met in high school.
The couple is now planning a summer wedding.