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Bend High Students Win First Place in a Statewide Special Olympics Competition

The girls participated in a statewide Special Olympics competition in softball in Hillsboro.

 

Bend High life skills teacher Robert Tadijiki says these kids learn so much through this experience.

 

"Well, they learn amazing things about themselves like patience, humility and communication and they get to win championships around the state of Oregon (laughing).

 

The team consisted of seven intellectually disabled students along with seven students who are not.

 

The Bend High group won the championship game, but also won best sportsmanship as well.

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