Kinsey French, a special education teacher from Kentucky, not only got engaged in front of her whole class, but also invited her students, all with Down Syndrome, to the ceremony. On June 3rd the whole class from Christian Academy Rock Creek became flower girls and ring bearers and led their teacher down the aisle.


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“They were like family to me,” French told WLKY. “They were my first class and they’ve been my only class and so I knew I couldn’t have a special day without them.”

Later, the students told that their favorite parts were the food and the dancing. Take a look at the adorable photos by Lang Thomas Photography below.

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Meet Kinsey French, a special education teacher from Kentucky

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

After French got engaged in front of her whole class, she invited all of her students to attend her big day

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

“They were my first class and they’ve been my only class and so I knew I couldn’t have a special day without them”

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

Her students, all with Down Syndrome, became flower girls and ring bearers

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

“They were like family to me”

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

On June 3rd, the students led French down the aisle

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

Later, they all had a fun party

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

“It was so exciting, it was really special…just to have them be a part of the day and have them come with us and celebrate with us”

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

The students later told that their favorite parts were the food and the dancing

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

The boys even participated in the garter toss

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography