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D140 Board of Ed Celebrates Special Olympics Summer State Game Competitors

July Board of Education Recognition

D140’s Special Olympics State team was recognized at the July Board of Education meeting for their outstanding performance at the Summer State Games held June 9 - 11 at Illinois State University. 

Eight student-athletes competed in the standing long jump, shot put, softball throw, 50-meter run, 100-meter run, and rhythmic gymnastics and brought home five gold medals, one silver medal, a sixth-place ribbon, an eighth-place ribbon, and a participation ribbon.

Congratulations to Samir A., Erin D., Gwen H., Gabe J., Sam N.,  Melanie R., Rickson R-D., and Ryan S.

Thank you to our Special Olympic Coordinators Laura Cler and Ashley Krizik and everyone who came out to support the team!

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