4 FHS students received letter jackets for Special Olympics

Confidence, skill and determination are common benefits of involvement with

sports. For people with intellectual or physical disabilities, Special Olympics is a place

where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop a belief

in themselves. It is an international organization created to help people develop self-

confidence, social skills, and a sense of personal accomplishment.

These students at Friendswood High School have felt the success of participating

in Special Olympics. Laurel Encarnacion and Blake Howard participated in bowling and

athletics. Audrey Crues and Jaison Randal participated in swimming, bowling and

athletics. Teresa Byrd and Susan Bode were the coaches with the help of parent Kristen