OLDHAM CO., Ky. (WHAS11) -- South Oldham High School has crowned a new homecoming queen and she's a student who has captured the heart of the community.

Maddie Ray's mother tells us that Maddie's classmates put together a social media campaign to get her daughter on the court.

Maddie has down syndrome and is mostly non-verbal.

Her mother said that her love for her peers has earned her their respect and admiration through the years.