The names of the more than 2,500 athletes from throughout Ohio who will compete in Special Olympics Ohio’s 2013 State Summer Games have been announced. These athletes will be part of the largest Special Olympics event in Ohio. The 2013 State Summer Games will be held June 28-30, in Columbus.
The Games bring together athletes for competition in 11 sports: Aquatics, Athletics (track and field), Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Gymnastics, Power Lifting, Roller Skating, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball.
Participating organizations, referred to as “local organizations,” are from public and private schools, county boards of developmental disabilities, developmental centers, parks and recreation groups, and parent-organized groups.
Logan Special Olympics
Head of Delegation: Rose Canter
Adam Abshire, Matt Adelsberger, Bette Barteld, Bill Bialecki, Sheena Braun, Vicki Candeloro, Jenna Cavin, Kathy Collins, Tim Coppler, Cynthia Dickinson, Jonathan Dumas, Lois Hanna, Adam Harpest, Kate Hemphill, Emily Henry, Bryan James Hudson, Peter Hurley, Ruth Miller, Joe Oldiges, Glenna Ione Pence, Danielle Reeves, Jean Roberts, Vince Salyers, Mark Skaggs, Crystalyn Stevenson, Sara Stierhoff, Keith Warrick III, and Candice Wilson
Hardin Special Olympics
Head of Delegation: Rose Rumer
James Dawson, Josh Gammon, Andrew Jaeger, Jacob Seagrave, and Nikki Umphress
Union Board of DD
Head of Delegation: Lisa Stooksbury
Chelsea Babinne, Amber Blevins, Angie Coburn, Clyde Hamilton, David Harding, Kathy Jordan, Eric McDonald, Jorge Nicol, Susan Nicol, Dillon Oman, Carol Sharp, Jason Sinden, Candy Taylor, Chris Ann Waters, and Mark Wesner
Union Marysville City Schools
Head of Delegation: Robin Wright
Lyndie Anspach, Ross Ayars, Stephanie Herriott, and Andrew Wright