Drew Holm and his great-grandmother Kathryn Keith in their prom picture.
May 9, 2015 8:50 AM EDT

When an Indiana high school junior didn’t have a date to prom, his 93-year-old great-grandmother volunteered for the job.

Kathryn Keith of Seymour, Ind., was just kidding, but Drew Holm took her up on the offer, telling Wave 3 News, “She was like, ‘No, go find someone prettier.’ I was like, ‘No, I can’t do that. You’re the prettiest woman.'”

So Holm picked Keith up in a Cadillac to take her to the junior prom at Crothersville High School, about an hour south of Indianapolis, the Associated Press reports via the Seymour Tribune.

They got to “slow-dance” and went to an “after-prom” at a bowling alley, where WAVE 3 News reports Holm got to hang out with his actual girlfriend, whom he met after he had already asked his great-grandma to prom. For Keith, the night ended at 9 p.m. because she has an “early bedtime.”

Holm is not the first teen to make headlines for inviting a grandparent to prom. Last month, an Alabama teen brought her 80-year-old grandfather as her date because he had never been to one before.

Write to Olivia B. Waxman at olivia.waxman@time.com.

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