Halfway experience of the SONA Conference

We are half way through the 2013 SONA Conference in Charlotte, NC. The 90 youth leaders are having a great time at the conference. Here are some highlights of the week thus far.

Terri and Savanna from SO. South Dakota: “We think the conference is really great and has given us a lot information to take back to our state and school to get Project UNIFY started. We also think people should really get involved.”

Christopher and Austin from S.O. Arizona: “We think the SONA Conference is good to get people more information about getting Project UNIFY and Unified Sports into the schools. We like it as well!

Shane from S.O. Utah: It is great and interesting!”

Savannah and Jhaicelle from S.O. Southern California: “This conference is awesome, excellent, fantastic, amazing, fun and we are making new friends! We are learning a lot of information to bring back to our home in Southern California.”

Ian and Gunnar from S.O. Idaho: “It is fun, exciting and chance to meet new people.It is the best experience ever for us.”

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Leaders of Tomorrow

Day One of the Special Olympics North America Conference ended a positive note for the 90 youth leaders. All 90 of them will be going back to their states after the conference concludes with new ideas on Here what some of the youth leaders will be doling after the conference in their states.

Kaitlyn and Matthew from S.O. Kansas: “We are going back to our school to start up Project UNIFY for next year.”

Julia and Perez from S.O. District of Columbia: “We are go to push Special Olympics DC into the schools. Special Olympics DC has a great community base of older athletes.but are not really in schools. So we are going to make a big push to Special Olympics in the DC Schools.”

Madison and Tori from S.O. Kentucky: “We are try our best to bring more people into our local Special Olympics program. We are also going to do our best to start up a Project UNIFY club at our school.”

Marta and Grace from S.O. Wisconsin: “We are try to unified our communities around our school communities.”