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Woodstock Academy will no longer name prom king, queen

Woodstock Academy (WFSB file photo) Woodstock Academy (WFSB file photo)
WOODSTOCK, CT (WFSB) -

The Woodstock Academy announced that it will no longer continue the tradition of naming a prom king and queen.

School officials said two months ago students worked with the administration to make the changes.

Instead, the school will elect a “prom court,” honoring 10 students.

The changes are a result of the students’ awareness of LBGTQ students within their school community.

“The Woodstock Academy strives to create an all-inclusive environment where students feel comfortable and welcomed. Our new Prom Court and gender neutral nomination procedures ensures that all students are included in the process,” officials said in a press release.

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