This Norma is similar to her 1976 equivalence in name only and had a larger role than P.J. Soles. Norma was Senior Class President and was good natured, showing a large amount of pep. She was not very popular and she was unliked by her peers due to her overly friendly and annoying ways of interacting with people.
Norma was one of the girls who tormented Carrie in the locker room, when she had her period, but she later complimented Carrie at the prom and sympathized for her when she got drenched in pig blood. She had nothing to do with the conspiracy to commit the prank on Carrie. She announced Carrie and Tommy as Prom Queen and King, thinking that their winning was due to a large amount of pity votes. When Carrie began her rampage, Norma panicked and expressed her wish not to die, though she survived by escaping through a vent along with a few classmates and Miss Desjarden.
She cooperated in the following police investigation and later realised through them, that Carrie had been the victim of a carefully orchestrated evil prank, in which the ballots were correspondingly switched to set her up. She expressed shock, disbelief and disgust for what happened.
- It was implied, she was going to be part of the planned tv series, which never materialised