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Welcoming Attitude Led to “Beautiful Collaboration” for Student at Immaculate Conception

I had the pleasure of meeting educational pioneer Jennifer Zizzi last week on FaceTime. I call her a pioneer because she bravely charted new territory last school year, becoming the first student with Down syndrome to graduate from Immaculate Conception School in East Aurora.

When I met Jenny, I could easily see why she would become the first to hold this particular distinction. She’s outgoing, vivacious and determined, with a smile that lights up when you talk to her. 

When I told her I w...

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