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Special Olympics 2016!

26914200145_b06840149a_nThe smiles couldn’t have been brighter and the cheers louder, than on Friday, April 29th!  Maiden High School hosted the annual Special Olympics games in their football stadium for Catawba County.  Athletes were represented from Newton-Conover, Hickory Public, and Catawba County Schools.  Community agencies and organizations were also in attendance.  The athletes enjoyed friendly competition, recognition, face painting, lunch, and time to relax and socialize with friends under tents that provided relief from the warm sunshine.  26641260480_5481c97e72_n

All athletes did an outstanding job as they competed in a number of events throughout the morning.  Athletes were paired with ‘buddies’ who assisted them throughout the day and enjoyed many laughs and smiles.  If you see an Olympian, make sure you 26641232630_0e497da667_ncongratulate them on their success!

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