Student with Down syndrome crowned homecoming king at NJ high school

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 06:44AM
Student with Down syndrome named homecoming king. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on October 11, 2017.


WOODBRIDGE TWP., N.J. - It was a heartwarming moment at a North Jersey high school.

Classmates crowned a student with Down syndrome, as their homecoming king.

Eighteen-year-old Patrick Petro is the manager of the Woodbridge High School football team.

Students say he is super friendly, high fives everyone, and has great school spirit.

Teammates call him the heart of the team.
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