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Duff-Allen Central Student, Loved By All, Becomes Homecoming Queen

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Students at Duff-Allen Central Elementary School helped crown 8th grader Kenzie Slone as basketball homecoming queen.  Family members sat down with LEX 18 to tell us why this was such a special night.

Slone was crowned queen Wednesday in front of her classmates and their families. Slone, who has Down's Syndrome, was voted in by classmates who love the young lady. Even her escort, Luke, says it's no surprise she won.

"She's just so cool. She's real fun to be around," he told LEX 18.

Stacia Slone watched in the crowd as her daughter was crowned. The support of the crowd was overwhelming and it's one of the reason Slone loves sending her daughter there.

"Just being able to share that with her... and her dad and I are so proud of her because she did so well and that was really great for us," she told  LEX 18. 

And despite being extremely humble about the whole thing, Kenzie says she enjoyed herself too.

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