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Students Help Classmate With Autism Fulfill His Dream Of Becoming Prom King

High school isn’t the easiest time for most teens. Cliques and popularity contests tend to determine the social structure and it’s not uncommon to feel like you just don’t belong. However, this is far from the case at Liberty High School in Nevada where students have come together to help their classmate with autism be crowned Prom King.

Edgar is a student at Liberty High School in Nevada where his dream has been to become Prom King.

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Though Edgar received a few nominations, he did not end up winning a spot on the preliminary court where Prom King and Queen are voted from.

His classmate Shaun Mabanta, who had been chosen for a spot on the court, knew how much it meant to Edgar to be Prom King and offered to give up his place so that Edgar could have a chance.

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Once the teachers were on board, Shaun went to work launching a campaign to ensure Edgar’s election. Special education leader and student council advisor at the school, Ashlee Vaness said Shaun was determined to help Edgar achieve his dream.

“When we obliged with his request he began to promote Edgar for king. The student body got behind the campaign and social media was inundated with promotional material to vote Edgar king.”

Finally, the big night came and the votes were counted. Edgar won by a landslide.

“It was an honor to crown Edgar as Prom King and watch the student body light up. When he won, we all won,” Ashlee said.

Every student felt like they were a part of Edgar’s win.

“Every person that was there felt the magic. Our student body started chanting his name, theytook their phones out and light up the room with their flashlight ‘lighters’ showing their support to our king.”

The moment Edgar took the floor to receive his crown was emotional for everyone in attendance.

Student with autism crowned prom king

GRAB THE TISSUES! Students at this Nevada high school erupted in cheers when their classmate with autism was crowned this year's prom king! Congrats, Edgar!! ?????? MORE: https://bit.ly/2HuFOV8

Posted by FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

‘He teared up. He told me he was so happy. The first thing he said to me was “my mom. I think she’s going to like this. I’m king!”’ Ashlee added.

After accepting his crown, Edgar shared a dance with the Prom Queen to the tune of Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”.

Ashlee Vaness

“THIS is what life is all about. Being loved for being exactly who you are. I’ve never been so proud of my student body,” Ashlee said.

Edgar’s mom later shared footage of the special evening on her personal Facebook.

He won prom king by a landslide!!!!! His teacher send me this videos ( I can’t stop crying) ????????????????????so proud of him ???????? Liberty High School is the best.

Posted by Nancy Medina on Saturday, March 16, 2019

She writes, “He won prom king by a landslide… I can’t stop crying. So proud of him. Liberty High School is the best.”

Congratulations, King Edgar!

h/t Metro.co.uk

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