Special day for super athletes, supporters


Scotland High School senior Nicolas Ring was presented the Chuck Sligh Award for his dedication to the Special Olympics by Julian Butler on Tuesday before the start of this year’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium.


Scotland County Special Olympics Coordinator Carol Nichols hugs Special Friend Award recipient Kelly Bean. Kelly and her husband Denny Bean volunteer each year to fill more than 150 goodie bags for the athletes that participate in the Special Olympics.


Julian Butler, right, presented the award named after him to Richard Massie for his dedication to the Scotland County Special Olympics for the past 17 years.


Spring Hill Middle School students were part of the Parade of Athletes before the start of Tuesday’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium. Students from both county middle school’s, all seven elementary schools and Scotland High School took part in the event.


Scotland High School students Shelby and Shelton Chinn ran in the Special Olympics torch on Tuesday to signify the beginning of the 2017 Scotland County Special Olympics.


Olympians from Sycamore Lane Elementary School wait in the middle of Pate Stadium for the start of the annual Scotland County Special Olympics to begin.


Scotland High School senior Nicolas Ring was presented the Chuck Sligh Award for his dedication to the Special Olympics by Julian Butler on Tuesday before the start of this year’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium.

Scotland County Special Olympics Coordinator Carol Nichols hugs Special Friend Award recipient Kelly Bean. Kelly and her husband Denny Bean volunteer each year to fill more than 150 goodie bags for the athletes that participate in the Special Olympics.

Julian Butler, right, presented the award named after him to Richard Massie for his dedication to the Scotland County Special Olympics for the past 17 years.

Spring Hill Middle School students were part of the Parade of Athletes before the start of Tuesday’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium. Students from both county middle school’s, all seven elementary schools and Scotland High School took part in the event.

Scotland High School students Shelby and Shelton Chinn ran in the Special Olympics torch on Tuesday to signify the beginning of the 2017 Scotland County Special Olympics.

Olympians from Sycamore Lane Elementary School wait in the middle of Pate Stadium for the start of the annual Scotland County Special Olympics to begin.

Scotland High School senior Nicolas Ring was presented the Chuck Sligh Award for his dedication to the Special Olympics by Julian Butler on Tuesday before the start of this year’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Chuck-Sly.jpgScotland High School senior Nicolas Ring was presented the Chuck Sligh Award for his dedication to the Special Olympics by Julian Butler on Tuesday before the start of this year’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium.

Scotland County Special Olympics Coordinator Carol Nichols hugs Special Friend Award recipient Kelly Bean. Kelly and her husband Denny Bean volunteer each year to fill more than 150 goodie bags for the athletes that participate in the Special Olympics.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Friend-Award.jpgScotland County Special Olympics Coordinator Carol Nichols hugs Special Friend Award recipient Kelly Bean. Kelly and her husband Denny Bean volunteer each year to fill more than 150 goodie bags for the athletes that participate in the Special Olympics.

Julian Butler, right, presented the award named after him to Richard Massie for his dedication to the Scotland County Special Olympics for the past 17 years.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_JB-Award.jpgJulian Butler, right, presented the award named after him to Richard Massie for his dedication to the Scotland County Special Olympics for the past 17 years.

Spring Hill Middle School students were part of the Parade of Athletes before the start of Tuesday’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium. Students from both county middle school’s, all seven elementary schools and Scotland High School took part in the event.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Spring-Hill.jpgSpring Hill Middle School students were part of the Parade of Athletes before the start of Tuesday’s Scotland County Special Olympics at Pate Stadium. Students from both county middle school’s, all seven elementary schools and Scotland High School took part in the event.

Scotland High School students Shelby and Shelton Chinn ran in the Special Olympics torch on Tuesday to signify the beginning of the 2017 Scotland County Special Olympics.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_IMG_9102.jpgScotland High School students Shelby and Shelton Chinn ran in the Special Olympics torch on Tuesday to signify the beginning of the 2017 Scotland County Special Olympics.

Olympians from Sycamore Lane Elementary School wait in the middle of Pate Stadium for the start of the annual Scotland County Special Olympics to begin.
http://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_IMG_9094.jpgOlympians from Sycamore Lane Elementary School wait in the middle of Pate Stadium for the start of the annual Scotland County Special Olympics to begin.
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