link.kdvr.com
Iowa teen with Down syndrome voted homecoming queen
WAUKEE, Iowa -- A 17-year-old high school student with Down syndrome got the thrill of her life when she was named the Waukee High School homecoming queen, KCCI reports. “I was so excited, but I wasn’t surprised because a lot of friends told me they voted for me,” Katie Ball said. Ball participates on the school's swim team and the theater department, and she is a member of the Sparkle cheer team that performs at football games.