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The 23-24 Special Olympics were held at Elkin High School on May 10, 2024 due to construction at all high school campuses in Wilkes. West Wilkes High School hosted this year's event. It was a beautiful day, and the athletes had a wonderful time competing in many different events. Click on a thumbnail below to view a photo and use the arrows on either side of your screen to view this entire photo album. Feel free to right-click and choose "Save Image as..." to download the pictures of your student! Enjoy!

Boy athlete hits a ball with a bat off of a tee.
Male athlete jumps high for the long jump.
Male athlete jumps high for the long jump.
Winning athletes stand on podium for first, second, and third place.
First place athlete receives medal.
Two male runners race on a track.
Young girl participates in an event with cones.
Two men hug as the Olympic torch is lit.
Two men light the Olympic torch with others look on.
Wilkes County School Superintendent Mark Byrd speaks to the crowd.
Singer sings at the event.
West Wilkes High School Principal Amanda Pruitt speaks to the crowd.
Athletes and adults stand together and salute with hands over hearts.
Man carries Olympic torch around the track with a crowd following him.
East Wilkes Cardinal athletes parade at the event.
Student athletes hold up signs.
Mountain View Elementary athletes parade together.
Participants cheer at the event.
A group of student athletes and adults pose together for a photo.
A happy male student athletes is assisted by a female adult helper as he runs around cones.
A young boy athlete holds a baseball and prepares to throw as an adult male coach points to the outfield next to him.
Young female athlete holds up a bright yellow baseball.
A young boy athlete gets help with swinging the bat and hitting the ball by a helpful female adult.