A New Jersey high school sparked controversy after its students picked two girls as homecoming king and queen – and administrators reacted by adding two boy winners.
Some Passaic County Technical Institute students held a “sit-in” on Monday over what they felt was a slight on the females’ victories, northjersey.com reported.
Seniors Zoe Nelson and Jyckell Perez had won the vote for homecoming king and queen, respectively, but school officials expanded the vote to include two more kings for Friday’s homecoming, the report said.
“When I asked, ‘Why am I the only queen,’ they told me, ‘Oh, you’re special,’” Perez told the paper.
Perez accepted the crown
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