Unified Sports returns to Sayreville

Katie Long & Katie Scavone, Guest Writers

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Recently at Sayreville War Memorial High School, The Special Olympics sponsored  (with the help of Marcus Ivy and the soccer team) a wonderful and successful unified sports soccer game. This event encouraged kids with different disabilities, mainly autism, to participate in a team sport.

Sayreville has had Unified Sports for about three years now. One of the advisors, Marcus Ivy, stated that he saw a community of teamwork. Everyone looked like they were having a great time. Patrick Lawniczak, a junior who played, said he loved it and would like if there was another event. He made lots of new friends and explained how fun it was.

This was a great opportunity for all the kids and hopefully there will be another event this year.

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “Unified Sports returns to Sayreville”

  1. Toni Kellgren on March 6th, 2018 2:55 pm

    We moved to Sayreville fall 2017 and our son is a sophomore at SWMHS. Ian has autism. Ian is going to participate in the basketball offering. How do we find out about more events he can participate in?
    Is there a summer camp available for him?.

    Thank you,
    Toni

  2. TChuntz on March 9th, 2018 7:40 am

    Hi! My name is Theresa Chuntz and I am the Echo Lites newspaper adviser. I don’t know much about sports or summer camp offerings, but if it’s alright with you, I can pass along your e-mail address to someone who can give you more information.

    Theresa Chuntz

  3. Toni Kellgren on April 8th, 2018 6:06 pm

    That would be great !
    Thank you,
    Toni

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