Rhinelander School District Special Olympians complete fall season
The School District of Rhinelander’s Special Olympics team showed off their skills competing in a Special Olympics bowling meet at Dale’s Weston Lanes on October 25. The team put in two months of practice before the meet. All of the athletes participated in singles bowling events.
Medals were awarded to 1st through 3rd places, and ribbons were given to 4th through 8th places. Spencer Smith received a 1st place gold medal in his division while Miguel Gonzalez, Emma Knapp, Krystal Kresiel and Kegan Marko took home 3rd place bronze medals in their respective divisions. Ribbon winners for their divisions were Maria Dornfeld, Hannah Karstedt, Devon Stanley and Sarec Trudeau placing 4th; Cassie Gleesing earning 5th; Gabe White receiving 6th place; and Paige Appling finishing with 7th place.
According to coach Amy Johnson, all of the coaches were extremely proud of the performance and sportsmanship that the athletes displayed as School District of Rhinelander Special Olympic team.
The next season is Track and Field in the spring.