Volunteer Spotlight: Betty Kingery


Betty Kingery has been volunteering with Area 12 Special Olympics for a long time. In 1972 she volunteered at her first event and became a coach in 1973.  She has remained involved ever since.  Betty currently serves on the Area Sports Management Team and is competition director for Athletics and Softball.  She remains very dedicated to Special Olympics.  She is a walking encyclopedia of Special Olympics Texas and Heart of Texas Area histories, just ask her.  She loves to talk about it!!

About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.