The Montgomery Public Schools' Special Education Department is hosting its annualSpecial Olympics event at the Carver High School track and field.
The event, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., includes 45 middle and high school student-athletes who are competing for gold, silver and bronze awards in the areas of standing long jump,running long jump, softball throw, wheelchair tennis ball throw, shot put,50-meter run, 100-meter run, 100-meter walk, 400-meter walk, 10-meterwheelchair race and the 4x100 relay.
The eventalso includes an Opening Ceremony, Torch Lighting and the Parade of Athletes,led by the Carver High School Band.
Inflatables and a tour of a firetruck and an ambulance are also be offered for students who will not becompeting.
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