Special Olympians bring home awards

Gold, bronze and silver brought to Williams

<br>Submitted photo<br>
Local athletes smile for the camera during the recent Special Olympics State Summer Game Competitions. Pictured are (back row, from left) Bohannon Irving, Santia Rodriguez, Mark Konkel and Thomas Markham; (front row, from left) Alicia Wilson and Karime Galaviz.

<br>Submitted photo<br> Local athletes smile for the camera during the recent Special Olympics State Summer Game Competitions. Pictured are (back row, from left) Bohannon Irving, Santia Rodriguez, Mark Konkel and Thomas Markham; (front row, from left) Alicia Wilson and Karime Galaviz.

WILLIAMS - Athletes representing the Special Olympics Team recently competed in the State Summer Game Competitions April 30-May 2. Coaches Deniz Chavez and Pattie Jackson congratulate their team for doing a fantastic job at the competitions.

On April 30 Thomas Markham earned a bronze medal for the standing long jump. On May 1 Bohannon Irving earned a fourth place ribbon for the 50-meter dash.

On May 2 Alicia Wilson brought home a silver medal for the running long jump and a gold medal for the 100-meter dash. Santia Rodriguez brought home a gold medal for the running long jump and a gold medal for the 100-meter dash. Markham brought home a gold medal for the 100-meter dash. Irving brought home a silver medal in the shot put.

Karime Galaviz brought home a bronze medal for the softball throw and a silver medal in the 100-meter wheelchair race. Mark Konkel brought home a gold medal in the 100-meter dash and a gold medal for his three-meter 29-centimeter jump in the running long jump.

"We are so proud of you guys," said Chavez.

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