Eastern Wayne students honor special classmate
By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on November 6, 2013 1:46 PM
Furman "Smokey" Johnson III and Courtney Sembly, both seniors at Eastern Wayne High School, were crowned homecoming king and queen during halftime of the football game Oct. 25. Smokey, diagnosed with autism as a child, has been embraced by classmates at the school.
Special education isn't just about students with special needs -- sometimes it represents teachable moments the youths provide for their classmates. Furman "Smokey" Johnson III, a senior at Eastern Wayne High School, proved that recently when he was crowned homecoming...
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