HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 13, 2019 – High Point University’s Student Council for Exceptional Children made sure to spread the love to everyone on Feb. 12.
HPU’s SCEC hosted its third annual Valentine’s Day Dance for people with disabilities. More than 50 participants showed up at the Morehead Recreation Center to make crafts, play games and dance.
“Seeing the excitement on their faces reminds us why we do what we do as special educators,” said Kate Horne, co-chair of the SCEC committee for the special pops dances. “This event is inclusive of all individuals no matter their differences, and it gives us an opportunity to celebrate these remarkable members of our community.”
Student Council for Exceptional Children consists of majors from across HPU who share a common interest in promoting awareness and providing support for individuals with disabilities. SCEC partners with the city of High Point’s Parks and Recreation department to host the dance each year.
HPU’s SCEC will plan a Halloween and Christmas special populations dance later this year.