By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
All winners at Special Olympics
soccer ball 2
Jonathan Berresi of Effingham County High School scores a goal in the soccer kick competition. - photo by Photo by Paul Floeckher

Students from every elementary, middle and high school in Effingham County participated in the Special Olympics Friday at South Effingham High School.

Ribbons were awarded to the top finishers in each event. More importantly, the approximately 300 athletes personified the Special Olympics oath, “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

For more photos, click on the "Community" tab on the home page of