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Conroe Stars Participate in Special Olympics State Winter Games

A diverse group of teenagers and young adults stand in front of a wall.The Conroe Stars, Conroe ISD’s Special Olympics Team, competed in the Special Olympics State Winter Games held February 1-4 in Austin. The Stars had 26 athletes from across all Conroe ISD high school feeder zones qualify to compete in bowling or powerlifting at the state competition, the most ever for the District.

The results are as follows:


Caney Creek
Dylan Cater – 4th
Ramiro Garcia II – 1st
Gabi Holley – 7th
Oscar Rivas – 2nd
Brandon Wheeler – 4th

Lauryn Ferguson – 1st
Shanice Gardner – 7th
Katy Hooten – 1st

Conroe 9th
Sam McDonald – 7th

College Park
Kip Joseph – 1st
Keaton Glasscock – 3rd
Kenneth Fravel – 5th
Siobhan Plowery – 1st

Oak Ridge
Christopher Byrd – 3rd
Kailee Chatman – 7th
Cadie Darnell – 2nd
David Leathers – 6th

The Woodlands
Virgile Adriaenssens – 1st
Jacob Bates – 1st
Tommy Faison – 4th
Haley Tanguma – 2nd


Joshua Dupuis – Bench/4th; Deadlift/2nd; Combo/3rd

Oak Ridge
Bianca Perez – Bench/2nd; Deadlift/2nd; Combo/2nd
Eduardo (Lalo) Perez – Bench/2nd; Deadlift/2nd; Combo/2nd

The Woodlands
Matt Choate – Bench/4th; Deadlift/2nd; Combo/4th
Abigail Walker – Bench/Part.; Deadlift/2nd; Combo/2nd

Conroe ISD special education teacher and head of the delegation David Kight stated, “The athletes have worked hard and earned some fantastic awards. We are extremely proud of them all!”

Next up for the Conroe Stars is the annual Kiwanis Invitational that will take place later this month at Oak Ridge High School.