Connor Watson from Lewes will be featured on the big screen in the heart of New York City as a part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s annual Times Square video presentation Saturday, Sept. 14. The presentation kicks off Down Syndrome Awareness Month on the morning of the society’s Buddy Walk in New York City.
Every year, the society reminds the world in a big way about the gifts that people with Down syndrome bring to their communities, through a special video presentation on a jumbo screen in the heart of Times Square. The featured photographs highlight children, teens and adults with Down Syndrome working, playing and learning alongside friends and family. These collective images promote acceptance and inclusion, which is the foundation of the society and its National Buddy Walk Program.
The video presentation is a reminder of the contributions, accomplishments and value of people with Down syndrome.
Watson’s photo was selected from among more than 3,000 entries in the society’s worldwide call for photos. Approximately 500 photos will appear in the Times Square video.