League of champions
A GROUP OF local athletes gathered on Sept. 23, at the Middlebury College track, where Addison County Special Olympics track and field and bocce competitions took place. Because of the pandemic, Special Olympics Vermont hosted events spread around the state — socially distant — rather than in one venue. Pictured, from left to right, are (front row) name unavailable, Elizabeth “Bip” Brown, Rachel Wollum, Cari Wilch, Hazel Grace Rakowski and Emmaline Heilman; and (back row) Evan Kennedy, Mary Lafountain, name unavailable, Jeb Plouffe, Craig Davis and Hillary Stone.
Independent photo/Steve James