Special Olympics athletes bring home medals

Jun 28, 2017

Students in the special education program are celebrating after competing in the 2017 Special Olympic spring games recently at Pacific Lutheran University.

Students from the Community-Based Transition Center (CBTC), Kamiak, Mariner and Olivia Park participated in a variety of athletic events, such as running relay, the long jump, the mini turbo javelin, shot put, throwing a softball and more.

Overall, this group of 19 athletes brought home an impressive amount of medals including nine gold, 10 silver, and seven bronze medals.

Congratulations to each of our wonderful athletes: Christina Chico, Mary Burr and Hootan Khosroyani of CBTC; Jonathon Barajas-Phillips, Spencer Biard, Keilana Hamper, Connor Jones, Alex Mohaghegh, Hailey Mukai, Charles Painter and Logan Westphal of Kamiak; Seijin DePuy, Hayley Doerscher, Melany Hernandez, Roma Herrin, Brian Loger, and Gabrielle Stansberry from Mariner and Jonathan Fox of Olivia Park.

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