SPECIAL TO THE ONE FEATHER
Four athletes from the Qualla Boundary traveled to Winston-Salem to compete in the Western Special Olympics of North Carolina (SONC) Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament on Saturday, March 6.
Nicky Etters won Gold in Division 2 of Individual Skills in the Cheerleading Competition. She was coached by Tammy Etters.
Three athletes competed in the Individual Skills in the Basketball Competition including:
- Jacee Smith – Gold in Division 6 Low Goal
- Gil Biello – tied for Gold in Division 7
- Emily Roberson – Silver in Division 4
The basketball athletes were coached by Brenda Gass.
“Thanks to the athletes for a wonderful weekend!” said Lana Lambert, Qualla Boundary SONC coordinator. “Congratulations on all your medals! Thanks to the Smith family for their continued support of the Qualla Boundary program!”