Heritage Prom King Makes Memories for a Lifetime

Jun 03, 2014

Heritage Prom King with His DateStudents at Heritage High School made a memorable night even more special for a fellow student and his family.

Parent Sharon Sunderman shared the story of her son Ben, who has Down syndrome, in an article posted to The Dallas Morning News Neighbors Go blog.

"It brought tears tears to my eyes that Ben’s peers would think that highly of him to nominate him," she wrote of learning Ben had been nominated for Prom King.

And then, when he won...

“All the students were clapping and yelling for him. He was jumping up and down. He was King!!!" she wrote. "Everyone wanted to take pictures with him and congratulate him. It was a fairy tale evening for Ben with memories we will never forget.”

Read the full story here.