Esperanza senior, April Clark, center, reacts after being crowned homecoming queen Friday night. Fellow senior princesses, Emily Drinkwine, 17, left, Makayla Allen, 18, share her excitment. April, who has Down syndrome, recently became a internet sensation after a 30-second video of her friend Sean Boots inviting her to homecoming went viral with over 9-million Facebook views.
///ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Esperanza.homecoming.10xx Ð 10/16/15 Ð LEONARD ORTIZ, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - _DSC0132.NEF - Esperanza homecoming princess April Clark, who has Down syndrome, is crowned the senior homecoming queen during a halftime ceremony during Esperanza's game with El Dorado at Esperanza High School in Anaheim.
Congratulations to Esperanza High School senior April Clark on being named this year’s homecoming queen during the dance on Friday, Oct. 16.
April and her friend, Sean Boots, made headlines earlier this month when a video of their homecoming proposal went viral. Both April and Sean have Down syndrome.
Click here to read more from the Orange County Register about April being voted homecoming queen.
Click here to read more about the homecoming proposal.
Watch a video below about Sean and April produced by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA).