High school senior scores 37 prom dates


CRESSON, Pa. – ne young man who attends Pennsylvania's Penn Cambria High School will have a prom night he'll never forget, thanks to his 37 dates.

When you walk the hallways of the high school, the smiling face of Sammy is a staple.

"It doesn't matter if you're a freshman or a senior. Everyone knows Sam," says Abby Harvey.

Sammy, 21, has been in the district for 16 years.

"I think other parents with special needs kids understand that your biggest fear when they start school is that they're going to be picked on or made fun of or bullied," says Sammy's mom, Diana Lamar. "They already have enough going on that they don't need that too. We've never, ever encountered that at Penn Cambria. The kids here have been amazing."

Karingtin Sklodowski, one of Sammy's many beloved classmates, orchestrated the plan of taking him to prom.

"It makes me feel great knowing that he's going to have this memory forever that every senior should have," she says. "They should all have that memory of enjoying senior prom and to remember it for a lifetime."

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