D140 Athletes Medal at Spring Track & Field Special Olympics Competitions May 7, 2019

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Student-athletes from Kirby School District 140 excelled at the Area E Special Olympics Track & Field Spring Games held at Thornwood High School in early May.

D140 Track & Field athletes brought home five gold medals, six silver medals, and seven bronze medals. Our five gold medalists are now eligible to compete in the Special Olympic State Games at Illinois State University in June.

"We are incredibly proud of our athletes," said District Special Olympics Coordinator Denise O’Brien.

Representing KSD 140 were students from schools throughout the District. Special Olympic Coordinators are Denise O'Brien and Laura Cler.