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Abbey Stropes and Trinity Miller were crowned homecoming royalty at Milford High School in Ohio, after the school decided not to name a homecoming king and queen.  Image courtesy Milford Schools on Facebook.

MILFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school has elected two female students as its homecoming royalty instead of having a male king and female queen.

Students Abbey Stropes and Trinity Miller were elected to the top spots of Milford High School's homecoming court at Friday night's football game. Both girls held scepters instead of wearing crowns.

According to a statement, the eastern Cincinnati suburb's school will use the term "Homecoming Royalty" instead of king and queen from now on.

The school says they made this change in terminology to ensure every student feels included.

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