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State Special Olympics results

Participants in the group club routine. courtesy photo1 / 4
Melissa Barvels with club routine. Courtesy photo2 / 4
Amanda Wothe in ball routine. Courtesy photo3 / 4
Amber Donahue in rope routine. Courtesy photo4 / 4

Perham Area Special Olympics Rhythmic Gymnasts brought home the medals from

the State Special Olympics meet. Perham competed against eight other teams at

Concordia University St. Paul, Saturday June 15.

Melissa Barvels received gold for all around, rope, ball, clubs, and ribbon.

Amanda Wothe performed a gold medal ball routine. Amber Donahue obtained gold for

hoop, silver all around, bronze for ball and ribbon then fourth for rope.

The gymnasts also performed a group hoop routine and a group clubs routine.

Anyone interested in donating, volunteering, being a unified partner

or joining Special Olympics should contact Corinne Schattschneider at, or call 218-758-3138.