York Weekly Features NAC SAAC Retreat With Special Olympians
UPDATE - 12/15/11 - READ THE FEATURE IN THE YORK WEEKLY
YORK, Maine - Members of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) recently met for a day-long retreat at the York Harbor Inn. As part of the retreat, 29 student-athletes representing the 10 NAC institutions participated in cookie decorating and mask making for the upcoming opening ceremonies for the York area Special Olympics.
Members of the York Special Olympics arrived and spent the afternoon with the student-athletes talking about participating and what it means to them to compete.
After the meet-and-greet period the Special Olympians grouped with the student-athletes to decorate holiday cookies, as well as masks and signs for the upcoming opening ceremonies of the winter games.