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NEISD hosts Special Olympics 2013

"Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." - The Athlete's Oath

NEISD hosted its 30th annual Special Olympics Track & Field Meet at Blossom Athletic Center Friday, Mar. 8.

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The Torch Run kicked off the events as students ran around the track passing the torch. Students took to the field as parents, coaches, and supporters followed to watch. Students competed in events like the long jump, softball throw, and track races.

Students had a great time and their parents and coaches were very proud.

Special Olympics Pledge of Allegiance

Students representing different schools lead the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Special Olympics National Anthem

Tyree Thomas, Roosevelt High School, and Justice Simeon, Johnson High School, performing the National Anthem.

Special Olympics Torch Run

Torch runner passes by the crowd along the track.

Special Olympics Wheelchair Race

Students compete in the 25- meter assisted walk.

Special Olympics race winner

Student shows off her time in the 25-meter assisted walk.

Special Olympics long jump

Cheerleaders watch as student competes in long jump.

Special Olympics Podium winners

Winners show off their ribbons in the awards arena.

Posted on Mar. 8, 2013