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Hillsborough Schools to Recognize Student Athletes with Disabilities

April 26, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Who: 323 students with disabilities from 20 high schools from Hillsborough County Public Schools


11th Annual Special Olympics Athletic Letter Awards Ceremony


Wednesday, April 26, 7 – 8 p.m.


Bloomingdale High School, 1700 E Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico


The evening will kick-off with greetings from Assistant Superintendent for Educational Access, Opportunity & Alternatives Wynne Tye and the athletes will recite the Special Olympics Oath.

Special Olympics Oath
Let me win,
But if I cannot win,
Let me be brave in the attempt

The high point of the evening is the presentation of athletic letters to students and their teams. Each group is recognized on stage as they are presented with their letters. Students earn letters for individual and team sports.

The ceremony acknowledges the sportsmanship, commitment and perseverance displayed by our student athletes on and off the field.


Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
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