Congratulations to the Orange-Ulster BOCES student-athletes who participated in the Orange County Elementary Special Olympics on June 3 at Presidential Park Elementary School in Middletown.
The 17 BOCES students competed against teams from Chester, Marlboro, Middletown, Monroe-Woodbury, Valley Central, Warwick and Washingtonville. The athletes demonstrated their skills in soccer dribbling and shooting as well as passing, dribbling and shooting a basketball.
The event featured an opening ceremony, competition and closing awards ceremony. Our students came home with many medals and ribbons.
“We are immensely proud of each and every student-athlete who represented Orange-Ulster BOCES with great enthusiasm and spirit,” said Keith Sullivan, Assistant Director of Alternative and Special Education at OU BOCES. “Their hard work, dedication, and teamwork truly paid off, resulting in countless personal bests and cherished memories.”
Special thanks to the Enlarged City School District of Middletown for organizing this unforgettable event and to the OU BOCES coaches and volunteers.