Tate Hosts District Special Olympics (With Photo Gallery)

March 17, 2017

The 21st Annual Escambia County School District’s Special Olympics Spring Games were held Friday at Tate High School with about 600 student athletes from 27 schools. About 600 Tate student volunteers assisted as “buddies” and event workers.

The event began with Special Olympic athletes running with the Special Olympics Torch around the track.  There will was also an Olympic Village with plenty of fun and games, and even a petting zoo, for the athletes to enjoy after they completed their track and field events.

For a photo gallery, click here.

NorthEcambia.com photos, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Tate Hosts District Special Olympics (With Photo Gallery)”

  1. Dwight DuMond on March 23rd, 2017 4:44 pm

    All of these students are eligible for the local Special Olympics program. Special Olympics is a year round sports program. Parents, consider registering your child with the local Special Olympics program. There is no cost, plus your child can have fun all year long with all of the activities that Special Olympics offers. Contact Michael Stone, Director of Special Olympics Escambia County. at 850-291-6234 for more information.

  2. anne 1of2 on March 19th, 2017 8:42 pm

    So much fun for these kids. God bless everyone involved!

  3. Beegee on March 17th, 2017 3:44 pm

    I love the happy faces!!!!!

  4. just sayin on March 17th, 2017 5:56 am

    Congratulations to all

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