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Thien An Phan, 6, of Springfield Elementary, navigates the obstacle course with assistance from Whitney Richards, a junior at Effingham County High School, left, and Hillary White, an occupational therapist with Effingham County Schools - photo by Photo by Casey Stoddard

Students from each of Effingham’s eight elementary schools participated in the Special Olympics at South Effingham High School on Oct. 23. High School students from both local high schools who are on the medical track served as volunteers, alongside Effingham County Schools’ occupational therapists.