By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some Pittsburgh-area students will be featured in a National Down Syndrome Society video.READ MORE: Lawsuit: 14-Year-Old Girl Was Sexually Assaulted By McDonald's Manager Who Was Convicted Sex Offender
Seneca Valley senior Sarah Widenhofer and Dorseyville Middle School eighth-grader Johnny will have their pictures on display during the annual Times Square presentation Saturday. The photos highlight children, teens and adults with Down syndrome.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Gets $1 Billion From Nationwide Opioid Settlement
The presentation promotes the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. Pictures of Johnny and Widenhofer are two of the 500 that will appear in the video.
“Sarah is a clear example of a student not letting her disability get in the way of her abilities,” said Jerry Miller, Seneca Valley special education director, in a release.MORE NEWS: South Side Violence Pits Bar Owners Against Residents With Police In The Middle
“Really with any disability, see the ability and not the disability, and you’ll see so much more coming out of that person,” said Sue Conroy, Johnny’s mother.