2. This was a first for the school, and Melendez said it marked a shift in the school’s attitude towards gay students.
3. Melendez’s father escorted her to accept the crown.
4. Melendez is the president of the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, and her classmates say that she has changed the school’s outlook.
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