Moving moment Texas homecoming queen gives her crown to a friend with Down's syndrome because she & # 39; always wanted to be a princess & # 39; – leaving the happy high school in tears of joy
- Trinity Arrington and Emily Petty were both nominated for the queen of coming home
- The seniors of the S&S Consolidated High School in Sadler, Texas met when Trinity spent time in the special education room during lunch
- When Trinity was called the queen of the homecoming, she gave the crown to Emily
- Trinity said the & # 39; best part & # 39; of sharing the spotlight with Emily was that they should be & # 39; together & # 39; during the unforgettable moment
A high school homecoming queen with a heart of gold gave her crown to her friend with Down syndrome who dreamed of being a princess.
Trinity Arrington and Emily Petty, seniors at S&S Consolidated High School in Sadler, Texas, were both nominated for the honor, with the former eventually being named queen. However, she really wanted Emily to be the one who was crowned.
& # 39; I decided to give my dear friend Emily my crown because she always wanted to be a princess. So I decided she deserved it, & Trinity told KXII.
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Heartwarming: Trinity Arrington, senior at S&S Consolidated High School in Sadler, Texas, gave her homecoming crown to her friend Emily Petty, who has Down syndrome
Unselfish: Trinity explained that Emily & # 39; always wanted to be a princess & # 39; and & # 39; it earned & # 39 ;. The two friends held each other's hands as they shared the spotlight on the football field
Trinity met Emily while she spent time in special education during lunch and they have been friends for almost a year.
Emily held Trinity & # 39; s hand during their interview with the local news station and said: & # 39; I love her every day. & # 39;
Trinity never intended to win the queen before returning home; instead of promoting herself, she tried to get Emily as many votes as possible.
Surprise: Trinity campaigned for Emily to win and she was shocked when her name was mentioned
Unforgettable moment: after accepting her sash and crown, she walked over to give it to Emily. The two held hands as they waved and blew kisses at the crowd
& # 39; I didn't think I was going to win, & # 39; she explained. & # 39; I told everyone who asked me if I wanted to win that I wanted Emily to win, so I told them to vote for her. & # 39;
When Trinity heard her name call over the loudspeaker, she quickly decided to hand over the crown to her friend.
As she remembered how the moment made her cry, Trinity began to tear apart again.
& # 39; You can't cry, & # 39; Emily said to her.
Close by: Trinity met Emily while she spent time in the special classroom for lunch, and they have been friends for almost a year
A video of the day shows Trinity walking towards Emily and putting the crown on her head before they join hands and walk together on the field.
& # 39; We had to hold each other's hands and we waved goodbye to everyone, and we blew kisses to everyone on the Collinsville side, they were really excited for us, & # 39; said Trinity.
& # 39; I kissed my friends, & # 39; Emily added.
Trinity said the & # 39; best part & # 39; was that they had to be & # 39; together & # 39 ;.
& # 39; She has always been my queen, & # 39; she explained. & # 39; She deserved it. It made her happy. & # 39;
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