Every One Ignored Her But For Prom She Was Asked By The Popular Boy.
You know going to the prom is a big deal for most all high school students. It’s an even bigger deal for students with special needs. Here are 10 stories where going to the prom for special needs students was the greatest thing ever.
1. In the second grade, Ben and Mary became good friends and Ben promised Mary that one day he would take her to prom. In those days of childhood innocence, Ben didn’t see Mary as someone who was different; she was only a girl, but a girl he liked very much.
Years passed, and they remained close friends through elementary, middle, and high school. During those years, Ben was always looking for her. Then it was time for graduation.
Ben kept his promise to Mary, a girl he made good friends with in second grade; a girl who, with Down syndrome, was considered different from many others, but someone Ben only saw as a good friend. And when the prom date came, Ben, now a very popular quarterback on the school football team, proudly walked with Mary, all dressed up, side by side.
And Mary spent that night being treated like a fairy tale princess by her Prince Charming Ben. And the promise made to a friend a long time ago has been fulfilled.
2. Bailey was born with Down syndrome and really wanted to go to prom at Grand Forks Central with Brock. She tweeted him to ask if he would, and she waited.
But while she waited, her mom, unaware of her daughter’s request to Brock, closed her social media accounts because she was too worried about Bailey being on them.
So, unknown to Bailey, Brock tried to respond to her request, but he just couldn’t reach her. Luckily, through a mutual friend, Brock was able to find Bailey’s mom and text her for permission to take Bailey to prom.
Mom was thrilled, and of course Bailey was, because Brock wasn’t just your average Joe. Brock is Brock Besner, an incredibly talented hockey player from the University of North Dakota who was selected in the first round of the draft by the Vancouver Canucks.
According to Bayley, her date with Brock “was amazing.”
3. When a police car pulled into Maine’s Lonesome Pine Trails ski resort for prom, a large crowd gathered on the red carpet.
The officer got out and opened the back door. Dressed in a tuxedo and top hat, Ethan, who has Down syndrome, stepped out, waving to the photo-taking crowd. He then went around the car to see his partner out of the car. Sophie was also an exceptional student and received many praises and applause from students and teachers.
In addition to the Hollywood treatment, the two were named Prom King and Queen.
4. We’ve all seen those movies where that selfish, selfish girl does everything in her power to be chosen for homecoming or prom queen. Cheating, lying, manipulating the result. But this is where THIS story changes.
Because all the prom queen candidates at Fair Grove High School in Missouri wanted one person to win the crown. A very special person. Her name is Maisie and she has Downs syndrome.
Macy was one of three girls competing for the prestigious crown. But her two competitors had something else in mind. Abandoning their dreams of victory, the girls campaigned wholeheartedly for Maisie to win by a landslide. And she did. Macy was so excited about the win that she kept her crown at school for the next few days.
5. And we all remember the cheerleaders from high school. They would almost always only date the most popular guys and jocks, while the rest of us regular guys never got the chance.
But Mikal, a very beautiful cheerleader at a high school in Florida, discovered that none of the special education students attended prom last year. So she did something very special. She walked into the special school with the box and asked if Jonathan, who has autism, would come with her for a moment.
When he did, she said, “I have a question for you. Then she opened the box. And inside was a cake with white frosting that asked, “Will you go to prom with me?”
Jonathan read it out loud and started jumping excitedly up and down the whole class with the biggest smile on his face. A grinning Mikal asked, “Is that a yes?” Jonathan shouted, “YES!”
6. Kara Marcum, a student at Bolivar High School in Tennessee, was crowned prom queen, beating out three other contenders for the title.
Kara has Down syndrome and underwent major surgery when she was 3 years old to correct her heart condition.
Her parents never dreamed that their daughter would receive such an honor and it is the first time in the school’s history that the award has gone to a student with Down syndrome.
7. John’s parents, Mike and Mary, made a very sad mental list when he was born and diagnosed with autism. The things he would never do. He would never play on the football team, they thought. He would never marry. He would never go to graduation.
Years later, they regretted having those negative thoughts about the things he surely couldn’t and wouldn’t do, because early one evening when Johnny was 19, Mike and Mary saw their son walking hand in hand among colorful balloons. and prom date lights, Maddie, who was on the prom court a year ago.
Muddy said: “I knew he wouldn’t have had the chance if I hadn’t asked, so I thought he deserved a chance to go.
Maddy first noticed John sitting alone eating alone. She invited him to sit with her and they have been friends ever since.
8. Andrew, an ex-soldier, traveled 470 miles to pick up 18-year-old Emily at her prom. Emily, who has Down syndrome, is the step-daughter of one of Andrew’s best friends, and when she heard that no one invited her to the prom, she didn’t want to miss out on the big event. So he showed up at her door with a bouquet of pink roses and asked her to be his date. She was also voted prom queen.
But the story does not end there. After spending more and more time with the young woman, Andrew, who served in Iraq and developed post-traumatic stress disorder, claims Emily calmed his nightmares, night terrors and panic attacks that usually come with PTSD. All things considered, it was definitely worth traveling 470 miles for the date.
9. Amber’s parents never thought they would ask her to be kept in Houston, Texas. She has Down syndrome, so they never thought it was possible that no one would want to invite her to the most important high school event.
But as prom night approached, one tall, handsome young man did just that…because he WANTED to. Matt recognized Amber who was in the choir with him and said he never thought anyone but her would ask him.
Matt said: “She’s great, she’s a fun person and she’s great to hang out with.”
Matt picked Amber up in a limo and they danced the night away.
10. 19-year-old Jaice Whisenhunt has autism. He also has ADHD and a learning disability. But he was absolutely thrilled to be going to prom at Montgomery Central High School in Clarkesville, Tenn. In fact, he was so ecstatic that he went out and bought a $400 suit and practiced and practiced the dance until he was ready. out.
Chuck was extremely happy that his 24-year-old sister Jessica would be his partner. It just couldn’t get any better, he thought. But there was a big problem when he and his sister arrived at the prom.
Jessica exceeded the age limit of 20 years set by the school. So his sister came back and Jace couldn’t stay at the party without her so he left in tears. He was devastated. He was a loner. He had no friends, and his sister was the only one who understood him.
When the community members found out what happened, they decided to organize another prom, and Jessica was the prom queen. The event included a limo, dinner, a DJ and all the red carpet treatment one could ask for.
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