Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

Written by Reuters | New York | Updated: Apr 22 2014, 01:24am hrs
Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken by school administrators in York against the 18-year-old senior made national headlines, and generated sympathy for the young man on social media.