SCSD holds second annual Special Olympics

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Syracuse City School District held their second annual Special Olympics event on Thursday.

Students in grades four through 12 from all Syracuse schools, were invited to compete. Events included a softball throw, along with shotput and running. But no matter what their favorite sport is, there is something for all participants.

“The kids have a wonderful attitude about the event. We celebrate every kid where they are. We meet them where they are. We take special time picking the events to make sure everybody can be successful, no matter what their ability level is, they can participate,” said Amy Evans, Director of Special Education for Syracuse schools.

The event was held at the Corcoran High School Athletic Complex.

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