Special Olympians win on slopes


Four Fayette County Special Olympics athletes traveled to Boone, N.C., Feb. 7-10 for the Southeastern Alpine Ski Competition.

Pictured with their medals are Collin Bietz (third place), Luke Cardon (third place), Joshua Edwards (fourth place) and Wainwright Hood (third place).

A number of the county’s masters athletes (age 22 and older) competed Feb. 5 in the area masters bowling competition in Newnan. Many athletes bowled record scores.

Top finishers included:

Keenan Allen – second place.

John Butler – third place.

Libby Chesnut – second place.

Buddy Croft – fourth place.

Phillip Evans – third place.

Eddie Griffin – second place.

Michelle Huff – second place.

Ben Isbell – second place.

Cory LaMonde – second place.

Joey Martin – third place.

Tyson Smith – second place.

Amber Tino – third place.

Jon Vicha – first place.

Shannon Waldrop – fourth place.

David Washburn – third place.

The next local Special Olympics competition is the track and field meet scheduled for Wednesday, March 23, at Starr’s Mill High School.

To donate or volunteer with Fayette County Special Olympics, contact Debbie Parrish at 770.716.4325 or dparrish@fayettecountyga.gov.