DES MOINES - The Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament took place in Des Moines in November, with two athletes from the Cherokee Middle School and one athlete from Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary participating in the meet.
At the State Tournament, eighth grader Matt Keyser took 3rd place in the 12-14 age group. Fifth grader Richard Lame took 4th place in the 9-11 age group.
Fourth grader Johnathon Stevens took 2nd place in the 9-11 age group.
"All three boys enjoyed their day on the lanes as first timers attending the State Tournament," noted Abby James, Special Education Instructor for grades 3-8. "They handled the noise and distractions well as they completed their two games. It was a very exciting and successful day for the Cherokee team."