Special Olympics gives awards
By Staff Reports
Published in News on April 17, 2009 1:46 PM
Special Olympics Wayne County recently held its annual awards ceremony for 2009-2010.
Local winners include the following:
*Outstanding Teacher of the Year: Shelton Daye, Carver Elementary School
*Outstanding Organization: Knights of Columbus
*Outstanding Corporation: A Small Miracle, Inc.
*Outstanding Volunteer: Lorice Smith, Herman Park Center
*Outstanding Coach: Karen Sellner, O'Berry Center
*Outstanding Family: The Parrish Family, Dean, Kathleen, Lauren and Grace
*Honorary Athlete of the Year: Ryan Hood
*Athlete of the Year: Marcus Cox.
Award recipients next go on to compete in Cape Fear Area competition, followed by the state level, said Rich Walderman, Special Olympics coordinator.
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