Sunday, March 08, 2009

Student with special needs crowned queen by her classmates

Bingham High School senior Tessa Feld - who has an undiagnosed intellectual disability - was named queen of the Sweethearts Ball. (Courtesy of Judy Feld)

Students at a Utah school elected senior Tessa Feld, a student with intellectual disabilities who cannot speak, as queen of a school dance. "She was so excited about even being nominated," said her mother, Judy Feld. "I think it was almost incomprehensible for her that she got the crown." The Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)

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