Monroe County Special Olympics
Athletes competed in theTrack & Field Meet atJefferson High School onMay 11th
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Track & Field Meet
The 21st annual Monroe County Track & Field Meet was held atJefferson High School on May 11th from 10:30am-1:30pm. Themeet was sponsored as a corporate project by the Kiwanis Clubof Monroe. Additional volunteer help was pledged from groupssuch as the AmVets, Matt Urban American Legion Post #40, 40et 8 Voiture 1153, Monroe County ISD, Jefferson High Schoolstudents, and Monroe Bank and Trust ENLIST retirees. Eventsincluded the 50m dash, 100m dash, long jump, softball throw,horseshoes, bocce ball, and 4x100 meter relay. DevelopmentalEvents and Wheelchair events were held indoors. Athletes weregrouped by age and ability level. This event is an annual springevent and part of Monroe County Special Olympics year-roundprogram of training and competition for people with intellectualdisabilities. Our county currently has 20 sports thatathletes can compete in year-round!For a complete list, visit us atwww.somi.org/area34.Don't forget to "like" us onFacebook- Monroe County Special Olympics!
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Chris Steffes, Fred White, David Kostoff, and Cody Floreycompete in the 50 meter dash on May 11th at Jefferson H.S.