By: BRAIDEN RUDLOFF
(Photo Credit: ABC.com)
(Gainesville, Ga.) Three high school students, Jesse Cooper, Drew Gibbs and Zeke Grissom, who were all nominees for their high school’s homecoming king, decided together that whoever won homecoming king would give their title to fellow student, Scotty Maloney.
Scotty Maloney is a junior in high school who has Williams Syndrome, which is a neurological disorder that inhibits learning and speech.
According to ABC News, Cooper said, “I’ve been blessed with so many things. I just wanted Scotty to experience something great in his high school days.” Cooper, Gibbs, and Grissom wanted to give Maloney a chance he may not get again. Since Maloney has trouble speaking and learning things in school he would not have been a top choice for homecoming king. Cooper, Gibbs and Grissom wanted Maloney to be able to hold a prestigious position in the school.
These three thoughtful students helped Maloney gain an exciting high school experience that he’s unlikely to forget for years to come. Thanks to Cooper, Gibbs and Grissom, Maloney was able to obtain recognition at the homecoming dance.