Athlete Spotlight – Megan Whitherly, Bluffton
Megan Witherly is 33 years old and has participated in Special Olympics South Carolina since she was in the 9th grade. She says the friendships she’s made are so special and she is always pushing herself to her best. Megan plays tennis is always training for a match and to get better. She also has the support of great coaches that always encourage her.
2015 State Basketball Tournament
Saturday, April 11th, River Bluff High School, Lexington
More than 500 athletes, Unified Partners and coaches will participate in this day-long competition. Teams from all over the state will show off their skills on the court! All competition events are free and open to the public!
You can take part in the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, an event that will unify the nation as it delivers the Flame of Hope to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games.
Anyone can be a torchbearer of the Flame of Hope as it makes its way through South Carolina, May 30-31 and June 1,5 and 6. Register today as a team or individual and take part in a once in a lifetime event to deliver the Flame of Hope to LA and help raise money for the Special Olympics movement.
Money raised from SC Routes will benefit the local area programs and the 22,593 athletes in South Carolina.
Register today: www.unifiedrelay.org
SC Athletes and Coaches named to Special Olympics World Games Team USA
Special Olympics South Carolina is proud to announce that 5 athletes, 2 coaches,and 1 Unified Partner from South Carolina have been named to Special Olympics Team USA. The 491 member delegation will represent the United States at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, being held July 25-August 2, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.
Meet the South Carolina Delegation: