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Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in my attempt, is the Special Olympics Oath.

On April 6, 2016 Ada High went to Pauls Valley and competed in the Special Olympics. Four Ada High students participated and placed in numerous activities.

Austin Gibson placed second in the softball throw and second in the 25 meter walk.

Major Rogers placed first in the softball throw and fifth in the 50 meter run.

Shania Strunk placed second in the softball throw and first in the 25 meter walk.

Nathan Leighton placed first in the softball throw and third in the 50 meter run.

“All our athletes did a wonderful job and we are very proud of each one of the them! It’s not all about winning…..” is the what Sheri Wright, Ada Highs Special Education teacher, said when asked how she felt about this years Special Olympics.

Ada High is proud to have these brave students who go and represent Ada High each and every year.

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6 Responses to “Special Olympics”

  1. Vaughn appleman on May 4th, 2016 10:17 am

    The special olympics are great for everyone to help compete and watch

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  2. Sherrie Wilson on May 4th, 2016 12:52 pm

    Way to go Major! I’m so proud that you won first place in the softball throw!

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  3. Payton Taylor on May 9th, 2016 9:07 am

    This is great! Love seeing all students of Ada High get involved and put forth their best effort.

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  4. Maci Neal on May 11th, 2016 10:00 pm

    I didn’t know Major got 1st! That’s really great.

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  5. Coleman whitmire on May 12th, 2016 2:29 pm

    Its great that we have such amazing athletes and its awesome that are school does this,Ada has such amazing athletes!

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  6. RaShonda on July 19th, 2016 2:39 pm

    Great job Major! You are a winner in everything you do! We love you ~ Uncle Don, RaRa, & family 🙂

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