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May 7 2011 St Mildred Lightbourn School HTG Soccer

posted Aug 20, 2012, 12:29 PM by Info Webmaster

What a Wonderful day!!!

After a whole week of rain there was Enough Sunshine and plenty of FUN!!!

St Mildred’s 7th Annual Special Olympics Hometown Games Soccer Tournament. It has become a wonderful tradition at SMLS!!!

Special Olympics very much values this partnership and is very thankful to school for hosting this wonderful tournament. Thanks you Mrs. Jane Wightman head of the school and Nicki Newhouse for doing it for last seven years.

There were B, C and D level Special Olympics teams from across the province and a team from St Mildred High School. There were 9 Special Olympics soccer teams alongside over 100 St Mildred students’ volunteers and Staff participating on the day. Event was attended by Member of Provincial Parliament – Mr. Kevin Flynn and Miss teen Ontario Lauren.


The main goal of the tournament was to give athletes tournament opportunity with fun and excitement. And like every year it was WELL ACHIEVED...


Special Olympics would like to Thank everyone who made this DAY HAPPEN!!!

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the event organizer, Nicki New house, and her executive team Kelsey Blackhall, Levenna Myers, Angelique Starino and to all the other volunteers who dedicated their time and effort into making sure the day ran smoothly.


Thank you's (staff) - Janet Worboys, Judy Ross, Simon Samsworth, Dorothy Byers (key helpers) and parent association for their support in getting those wonderful colorful loot bags and beautiful baskets for the raffle.

Other Staff - Lyndsey Pickering, Sue Norwood-Chase and Caitlin Dobie & the Grade 6 girls for their delicious goodies(Bake Sale) this event would not be possible if it wasn’t for their help and support.


Last but not least a special thanks goes out to all Special Olympics teams for accepting the invitation and coming out today for this HTG Tournament.

All in all this was a very successful day that truly gave Special Olympics athletes fun filled day in the sport of the soccer. Special Olympics looks forward to this tournament next year and all the  years ahead !!!


Many Thanks 

Special Olympics Ontario