Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Noxapater Special Olympics Compete in State Games


On Saturday, May 12, the Noxapater Special Olympics team competed in the State Games at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi.  Noxapater brought back 2 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze metals.


The Yak committee attended and helped cheer on the athletes in each of their events. Noxapater school students and staff treated them to Dinner at Golden Corral on Friday and Shaggy’s on Sunday. 

Thank you for all of your support for these athletes to be able to compete. Donations for next year's event can  be made through the Noxapater Attendance Center in care of Tracy Jackson.

Special Olympics Sponsor: Tracy Jackson

Noxapater athletes:   
  • Kolanda Cooper 12th grade- Gold metal singles bocce, silver metal doubles bocce
  • Garrett Jackson-11th grade-Gold metal shot put, silver metal 100M walking
  • Clay Kugle-8th grade-400m Dash, shot put
  • Anthony Prior 7th-Bronze metal- 50M walking,  Bronze metal- tennis ball throw
YAK committee:   President- Princess Welch
                                    Vice Pres.- Maddie Edwards
                                    Treasure- Madelin Wilkes
                                    Seceretary- Cardale Eichelberger
                                     Board Members:  Joshua Jones
                                                                 Dashad Hornesbuger
                                                                 Mary Grace Mills
                                                                 Marcella Cole