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Middle School Honors Special Olympians

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Kalispell Middle School is celebrating special Olympic athletes who competed this week.

More than a dozen student athletes marched in procession and got their medals in front of the entire school.

This is the only time this year all the students have been in one assembly together.

The special Olympics at Whitefish Mountain Resort just ended Tuesday.

"We always do the training on Friday, and then we do the race," said Nate Moore, one of the athletes honored.

Seventh grader Nate Moore competed in the slalom and alpine downhill skiing events and medalled in alpine skiing.

He says this was his first year at the special Olympics, but he hopes it's not his last.

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