Special Olympic athletes ready for state track meet at UNI Dome on Sunday

The state track meet for Special Olympic starts at 10 a.m. in the UNI Dome on Sunday, March 6.

“I do the softball throw and relay. I started the Special Olympics in elementary school. I love it when people cheer for me.”

—senior Lauren Wessels

“I do the relay race, long jump and javelin. I started in seventh grade at Holmes Junior High. I like seeing all my friends compete too.”

—senior Cameron Peters-Sharp

“My events that I do are the softball throw and the javelin. I started the Special Olympics in junior high. I like trying to earn a medal or a ribbon.”

—senior Ali Roby

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