Local resident represents LA at 2014 SO USA Games
Fri, 2014-08-01 10:02 News Staff
Special Olympics Louisiana selected Alexis Hernandez, of Chalmette, to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. She competed with Team Louisiana in Athletics and received two 4th place ribbons, one in the Mini Javelin, and one in the 200m Run. She also won a 6th place ribbon in the 100m Run. Team Louisiana did phenomenal at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Team Louisiana brought home 47 gold medals, 36 silver medals, 34 bronze medals, 43 4th place ribbons, 10 5th place ribbons, six 6th place ribbons, three 7th place ribbons and three 8th place ribbons. That is a grand total of 182 awards!
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