Marion Community Schools' Champions Together program encompasses the Unified Basketball season, which features teams from all of Grant County’s public schools, as well as the Unified Track season, when the Giants compete with schools from around the area and at the state level with a tournament system just like any other varsity sport affiliated with the Indiana High School Athletic Association. It also features the Little Feet Meet, a fun event that includes various track and field activities for children of all abilities.
In the coming school year, students will again have the opportunity to participate as Unified teammates, as volunteers, or even just as fans. Like any other athletic event, Unified games and meets take many hands. We're looking for an announcers, scorers, teammates, cheerleaders, M-Club cheer block members, and concession workers. Ask yourself, “Where could I serve best?” If you would like more information about how you can get involved, contact Melissa Pogue, firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-2546, ext. 139.
Champions Together is collaboration between the IHSAA and Special Olympics that promotes servant leadership among student athletes while changing their lives as well as the lives of those with intellectual disabilities. Marion Community Schools joined Champions Together in 2015.
Check out this video promo for Champions Together to see how it's impacting lives:
Click the links below to take at look at photo galleries from years past: