Unified Student-Athletes Compete at Special Olympics
(May 24, 2022) For the first time since the pandemic hit, the Special Olympics resumed at Hatboro-Horsham High School on Tuesday, May 24. Cheltenham competed with 11 student-athletes from Skills for Life and 13 partners from the general education population. Events included 50- and 200-meter races, standing long jump, softball throw, tennis-ball throw, 25-meter wheelchair race, and a wheelchair slalom. Cheltenham student-athletes took home more than 35 ribbons, including more than 20 first-place blue ribbons.
“We are incredibly thankful for the support from our school and community,” said coaches Philip Cohen and Vonnie Yeomans. “We absolutely loved and appreciated the heartfelt send off at CHS with the CHS drumline and staff and scholars who lined the halls to cheer us on and wish us well. Thank you to our amazing Skills for Life staff at CHS for all of their help with the Special Olympics.”