Friday, January 18, 2013

Athletes sought for Special Olympics

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. -- Athletes are being sought to begin training in preparation for the annual John C. Stennis Area III Special Olympics Track and Field Competitions scheduled for March 23. To be eligible to compete, athletes must be at least eight years old (no upper age limit), be mentally handicapped, and have a current medical form on file with the Special Olympics. Athletes may sign up through their school's Special Education Office or by calling Penny Replogle, Area 111 Director, at 228-343-1009. (Source: NASA/SSC, 01/18/13)