Special Olympics athletes hit the water | Schools
WINGATE - Some very special athletes will be taking to the water at Wingate University on Thursday.
Members of the Special Olympics team from Union County have been getting training from members of the Wingate swim team for months.
This is the 9th year members of the team have trained athletes for their big meet.
Senior Nicole Moody says "the smiles from the kids is priceless. It is why we do this. It's just great. It fills my heart with joy and I love to see it."
The public is welcome to attend the meet. It will be held on Thursday at 5pm in the Cannon Athletic Complex on the Wingate University campus.
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