Special Olympics team to showcase abilities with law enforcement pairing
The Law Enforcement Torch Run celebrating the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Special Olympics team is scheduled Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
The run will begin at downtown plaza and will end at the Uvalde Honey Bowl. Once the torch arrives at the Honey Bowl, the athletes will showcase abilities in a relay race with UCISD law enforcement.
Several branches of law enforcement have been invited to participate.
The UCISD Special Olympics team is composed of nine students including fifth-graders Jessica Burns and Isaiah Posada; sixth-graders Johnny Gonzalez, Jacob Mirelez and Blake Robin; eighth-grader Lluvia Quiroga; and ninth-graders Christopher Garcia, Sky Moreno and Adrian Leija.
The team will be competing in the Special Olympics spring games in Converse, near San Antonio, on April 13.
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