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Game-Winning Kick Comes With an Unusual Twist

The kicker, Kaylee Foster, had just been named homecoming queen

(Newser) - It has to be a football first: Mississippi high school student Kaylee Foster was named homecoming queen during halftime of her school's game Friday night, then made the game-winning kick in overtime of that same game a little bit later, reports WLOX . The senior's extra point gave Ocean... More »

Girl With Odd Brain Disorder Is Homecoming Queen

MichaelAnn Byrne is happy about it, too

(Newser) - A girl who can only communicate with motions and facial expressions said that all she wanted was to have 100 new friends. Now she's been named Homecoming Queen at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pa., at the very point in life where her condition may well worsen, PennLive... More »

8 Stars Who Were Homecoming Queens

And then their lives got even better

(Newser) - Some celebrities were awkward growing up ... others, well, they got voted homecoming queen. Perez Hilton rounds up 17 of the latter. A sampling:
  • Rosie O'Donnell: Was homecoming queen and prom queen at her New York high school.
  • Halle Berry: Was the first black homecoming queen at her Cleveland high
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Down Syndrome Teen Voted Homecoming Queen

'Her smile was as big as Texas,' aunt says

(Newser) - There wasn't a dry eye in the house when a Texas football stadium erupted into wild cheers last weekend to honor their homecoming queen, a pretty 18-year-old high school senior with Down syndrome. "Her smile was as big as the state of Texas," queen Kristin Pass' aunt told... More »

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