By Megan Rennegarbe
The Special Olympics is a unique event that allows people with special needs to be able to participate in competitive sports in a fun, encouraging environment. On October 16, Okawville High School’s National Honor Society and Student Leader groups were attended the event and lend a helping hand.
These two groups have been helping this organization for over ten years. That means getting up bright and early on Sunday morning, being on their feet all day (whether it be cheering or doing physical activity), and not returning back until late afternoon.
The Special Olympics event this time of year was their Sectional Bowling competition. It was held at St. Clair Bowl, where all 50 lanes were filled with competitors who were hoping to advance on to the State event.
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