Special Olympics

Group art photo

2019 Special Olympics Team

Plainview is proud to say that we have an amazing Special Olympics team and program. 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, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community. Here at Plainview we participate in the Fun Country Area games and the Oklahoma State games. Special Olympics provides opportunities to participate in various activities.  Some of these activities include: Art, Athletics (track and field), Basketball, Bocce Ball, Bowling, Fishing, Golf, Horseshoes, Motor Activities, Power-lifting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, and much much more. If you have questions or need additional information contact the coach:
 Maverick McClendon mmcclendon@plainview.k12.ok.us
assisted by Morgan Fernando H.S. Paraprofessional

This years team has done absolutely amazing at the various competitions. We even had an athlete of the year for Fun Country, Mr. Kaiser Mills. He says, "I would not
have known how much potential I had to run track for the high school had I not done Special Olympics for so long. Special Olympics helped me be better."

Kaiser MillsKaiser Running

 
Kaiser Mills Athlete of the Year for Fun Country Area and PHS Senior

Group SPED photo

Our team and their awards this year:

Kaiser Mills: Athlete of the year for Fun Country Area, 1st place in 400m run, 1st place in softball throw, 1st place in bowling (overall tournament winner), 1st place in basketball shooting, 2nd place in basketball dribbling, 1st place in art drawing, and 1st place in 3D design (overall judges choice winner). Going to State games in May.

Hope Hanson: 2nd place 100m walk, 3rd place softball throw, 2nd place bowling, 2nd place in basketball dribbling, 3rd place basketball shooting, 1st in art drawing (overall judges choice winner), and 1st in 3D design.

Darci Collet: 1st place 100m walk, 2nd place softball throw, 3rd place bowling, 1st in art 3D design, and 1st in art painting. Going to State games in May.

Dean Gray: 2nd in bowling.

Jessie Fick: 2nd in softball throw. Going to State games in May.