On the weekend of February 17th, 2017, the New York State Special Olympic Winter Games were held in Poughkeepsie, New York. Approximately 900 athletes and coaches from across New York State participated. CDS Monarch had 5 athletes competing in the snowshoe event.
Eric J. - Gold medal in the 50 meter and silver medal in the 100 meter.
Mark L. - Bronze medal in both the 50 meter and the 100 meter.
Kevin M. - Bronze medal in both the 50 meter and the 100 meter.
Ken M. - Silver medal in both the 50 meter and the 100 meter.
Amanda V. - Gold medal in the 50 meter and 4th place in the 100 meter.
The athletes were coached by Aimee Warden and Margie Kitz.
Congratulations to the athletes and coaches!