Breaking down the barriers of Down Syndrome

Last weekend, two students with Down Syndrome from West Orange High School were crowned King and Queen of Homecoming. Trazjuan Bubba Hunter (king) and Semone Adkins (queen) grew up together and are now sharing the experience of being High School royalty. This is the first time in Central Florida that two students with the condition have ever been voted onto Homecoming Court. West Orange students were proud they won and the quarterback for their football team, Hayden Griffitts, even commented, “This didn’t happen because we feel sorry for them or something. Just the opposite. They really deserve it. I mean, homecoming is about bringing people together and having fun. And that’s what they do.” Both Bubba and Semone were thrilled to represent their school and seemed excited to share their crowning moment.

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Read more about their crowning moment!

 

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