Athlete of the Week – Allison

This week we are featuring Allison Berggren from Kosciuszko Park! Allison has been very busy staying involved with her park and Special Olympics Chicago. She has participated in our alternative programs since the spring and has been doing virtual classes with Koz. Allison always gives 100% and always makes sure her teammates try their best…

Athlete of the Week – Molly

This week’s athlete of the week is Molly Milligan. Molly is a participant at Shabbona Park. She loves to play bocce and basketball at the park with her teammates. Molly is a great athlete and a friend to many! Favorite food: Chinese Favorite Sports team: Chicago White Sox Favorite movie: Twilight Other interests: Sports, bowling,…

Athlete of the Week – Chris

“I nominate Chris because of the Spirit of Special Olympics which he holds dear and dear to his heart,” said Chris’s mom. “During competition he is always a good sport and tells the other players how great they did.” Favorite food: cheeseburger Favorite sports team: Chicago White Sox Favorite movie: Star Wars Other interests: Running…

Lewis – Athlete of the Week

Lewis Taylor is an athlete from Piotrowski Park. Lewis likes playing all sports and his favorite event is track and field. Lewis has a very special role with Special Olympics Chicago: He appears as Shiver the Polar Bear at the Chicago Polar Plunge! Suzy Thomas, a volunteer who partners with Lewis for Bocce told us…

Ben – Athlete of the Week

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Ben Collins from Independence Park! Ben is a very happy Special Olympics Chicago athlete! He brings an extra measure of energy and enthusiasm to every outing and competition he attends. Ben has had so much fun this summer participating in Special Olympics Chicago fishing, golfing, and bowling. These…

Connor – Athlete of the Week

Today we are kicking off our first Athlete of the Week! This week’s athlete is Connor Fallon from Norwood Park. Connor loves to participate in all of the sports offered by Special Olympics Chicago. He is involved in basketball, soccer, flag football, swimming, skiing, softball, snowshoeing, floor hockey, gymnastics, powerlifting, golf, tennis, bocce, and track…