Eleven Special Olympics athletes from Mission Consolidated Independent School District competed in the recent 22nd annual Winter Games in Austin. They competed in bowling and brought home 10 medals.
The results for the athletes from Mission High School: Adrian Rodriguez, first place; Milton Cerda, first place; Robert Wheat, first place; Arturo de la Rosa, second place; Maria Rojas, fourth place.
The results for the athletes from Veterans Memorial High School: Armando Sanchez, first place; Jessie Sandoval, first place; Celestino Ramos, first place; Omar Trevino, second place; Elidia Garcia, second place; Sebastian Llamas, third place.
About 2,500 athletes came from across Texas to compete in one of three sports: bowling, powerlifting, or volleyball. In addition to their competitions, these athletes also participated in opening ceremonies, athlete village, victory dance, closing ceremonies, and clinics and sport demonstrations.