MBJH special olympics
MBJH Athletes at the Special Olympics.
Seven athletes from Mountain Brook Junior High participated in a Special Olympics Track and Field Meet held at Jack Wood Stadium in Trussville. Several MBJH peer helpers accompanied the athletes to the meet, cheered them to victory and joined them for lunch afterward.
The athletes participated in the 50-meter run, 50-meter assisted walk, 100-meter run, softball and tennis throws, and running long jump. MBJH earned six first place medals, three second and three third.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.