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McCARNEY, Texas -- A teenager with with Down syndrome experienced a prom she'll never forget. Not only did the high school quarterback ask Cesyli to the prom, her classmates voted her the Prom Queen. With the help of his teachers and classmates, McCamey High School senior Adrian Alonzo came up with a clever way to ask Cesyli to the dance.

"And there's these boxes and every time you open one a balloon pops out and it spells prom," McCamey High School senior McKenna Ford explained.

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Alonzo admitted he was nervous, but Cesyli said "yes."

The couple exchanged corsages and boutonnieres before they danced the night away at the prom. But at the prom, Cesyli's senior classmates had more more surprise planned. They voted her Prom Queen.

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"It really made me proud, the fact that I'm a principal of a high school, and I knew this already, but that we had such great, caring, thoughtful kids," principal Jay McWilliams said.