Division III Week - Special Olympics Feature

Division III Week - Special Olympics Feature

During the 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships, sophomore Emily Benson and senior Patrick Jackson participated in a Special Olympics event where they were part of a relay team swimming in a 100 freestyle relay.

The NCAA Division III and the Special Olympics have a partnership to enhance lives of Division III student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes through a mutual learning experience; provide a platform for recognition of Special Olympics athletes and Division III student-athletes within their communities; and raise awareness of Special Olympics, its programs and services. 

Jackson and Benson share their experiences working with the Special Olympics on the National stage.

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Click here to learn more about the Divison III and Special Olympics partnership. 

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