Daley honors World Special Olympics medalists during Senate session

LANSING, Mich. — During a special presentation on the Senate floor on Wednesday, state Sen. Kevin Daley honored three athletes who won gold medals in the World Special Olympics.

“I was happy to join Senators Theis and Brinks today to give recognition to these extraordinary athletes who were selected to represent their country and home state of Michigan in the 2019 World Special Olympics,” said Daley, R-Lum. “We are all proud of the work they put in and their determination. They each returned home with several medals, including golds, and should be proud of their accomplishments.”


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Photo caption: State Sen. Kevin Daley, along with Sens. Lana Theis and Winnie Brinks, honored World Special Olympics athletes Nicole Roberts of Lapeer, Tyler Baxter of Chelsea, and Nicholas Minnema of Grand Rapids during a special presentation on the Senate floor Wednesday. The three athletes brought home several medals, including golds, from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi.