2018 USA Games Game Changers
Bobby Striggow - Minnesota
Nominated by Orono High School teacher Michelle Swenson, Bobby is a mentor for a Special Olympics athlete and the coach of a Unified flag football team in Long Lake, MN. He is also a member of the Unified basketball team selected to compete at the 2018 USA Games in July.
amanda geno - missouri
As a law enforcement officer with the Lee’s Summit Missouri Police Department, Amanda plays a big role in the yearly Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Missouri. In addition, she is a Unified partner in floor hockey, bowling and softball with Special Olympic athlete Brittany Selken, and is the Chair for the Kansas City Metro Polar Plunge which raises about $300,000 each year
Lee-Davis High School - Virginia
Nominated by teacher Sara Salvato, Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA goes above and beyond to make sure students with intellectual disabilities are not only included, but welcomed. With their Functional Academics and Champions Together programs, students with intellectual disabilities have equal opportunitities both on the field and in the classroom.