Special Olympics

Pictured left to right, front row, 7th grader Dixie Velasquez, 6th grader Jacob Smith, 4th grader Ethan West, 4th grader Mario Velasquez, 4th grader Sharon Flores. Back row, Special Ed. Teacher Rebecca Steward, Special Ed. Teacher Lisa Roberts, 8th grader Jesus Jimenez, Senior Brett Keister, Senior Cassandra Harmon, Special Olympics Team Coach Christine Melendez. 

Horatio students participated in the Area 11 Special Olympics Track & Field Games May 9.T he event was hosted this year at the Ashdown High School track and field in Ashdown, Ark. Students competed against other area schools in running, walking, shot put and long jump competitions. Out of the eight students that participated, they collectively won: one 1st place, seven 2nd places, four 3rd places, two 4th places, and two 5th place medals.

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