Special Olympics Track Practice at Lake Mary High School, 1997

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Title

Special Olympics Track Practice at Lake Mary High School, 1997

Alternative Title

Lake Mary High Track

Subject

Lake Mary (Fla.)
Schools
Special Olympics
Track and field--United States
People with disabilities--United States

Description

A Special Olympics track practice at Lake Mary High School, located at 655 Longwood Lake Mary Road in Lake Mary, Florida, on April 12, 1997. Lake Mary High first opened in 1981. From 2002 to 2006, the school has underwent a $20 million construction and remodeling project.

Special Olympics was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921-2009), the sister of President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), in 1968. The project began as a day camp for children with intellectual disabilities in June of 1962. The first International Special Olympics Summer Games were held in 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Source

Original color photograph, 1997: Private Collection of Nancy Lynn Cepero.

Date Created

ca. 1997-04-12

Contributor

Cepero, Nancy Lynn

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photograph by Nancy Lynn Cepero, 1997.

Is Part Of

Lake Mary Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

135 KB

Medium

1 color photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Lake Mary High School, Lake Mary, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Nancy Lynn Cepero and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Lake Mary High School." Lake Mary High School, Seminole County Public Schools. http://www.lakemaryhs.scps.k12.fl.us/.
"History of Special Olympics." Special Olympics. http://www.specialolympics.org/history.aspx.

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