ABC News – Whitney Kropp: Bullied Michigan Teen Shines at Homecoming Game
For bullied high school sophomore Whitney Kropp, looking good was the best revenge.
Earlier this month, the West Branch, Mich., teen said she thought about killing herself after some classmates told her she was nominated to homecoming court as a joke.
On Friday, Kropp had the last laugh.
Local businesses rallied around the teen, donating her dress, shoes, jewelry, hair styling and makeup.
The 16-year-old was escorted by her father and grandfather to the field, where she confidently took her place in the Ogemaw Heights High School homecoming court.
Students on the opposing team cheered Kropp on with banners.
“It’s just so much right now for me,” Kropp said. “I had thoughts about not coming but I actually changed my mind and came out. I just thought maybe I won’t have fun. But I’m having a lot of fun right now.” Continue reading