Special Olympics Swift Current recently hosted Special Olympics Saskatchewan's Leadership Conference and annual awards banquet. A number of local athletes and volunteers were among the award recipients.
Female athlete of the year - Jenae Ruetz
Shining Star award - Wendy Miller
5 year service awards - Marion Giverhaug, Judy Kress, Cynthia Phillip
Female coach of the year - Marion Giverhaug
Unsung Hero Award - Eric Lautsch
Honorary Life Member Award - Jackie Powell
Also recognized were provincial sponsors and Rod Orthner from the local Safeway was in attendance.