Sammons Corpoartion presented Special Olympics Texas - Greater Dallas Area (Area 10) a check for $56,000. The gift from Sammons Corporation qualifies the organization as Area 10's presenting sponsor and Law Enforcement Torch Run partner.
Twenty-eight Rouse High School varsity and junior varsity boys’ basketball players, led by their head coaches Shane Krause and Robert Sainz, led 28 athletes of the Leander Lazers SOTX team in a basketball skills clinic on November 14.
Dueitt Middle School students, staff and administrators filmed a video about its Meet in the Middle program.They invited other campuses within Spring ISD to join them for Unified Sports activities and talk about Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Special Olympics. The Spring ISD IT/AV department assisted with editing, so it was a complete district effort. Dueitt has been involved in Meet in the Middle since the very beginning, led by Mary Carvell. Spring ISD has been extremely supportive of the program
Over the weekend, 21 athletes and eight Unified Partners represented the state of Texas at the 2015 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship, played at Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.