Mission Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) Special Olympics athletes and Meet in the Middle Club members from Mission High School (MHS) and Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) recently participated in the Area 1 Special Olympics Bocce Tournament held at UTRGV. Mission CISD entered nine unified partner teams and ten single players into the tournament. A total of 28 medals were earned by Mission CISD students: 8 gold, 15 silver, 5 bronze.
Results for Veterans Memorial High School- Unified teams: Sebastian D. Llamas and Yaritia Barrera, second place; Emily G. Perez and Betsabe Garcia, second place; Cesario Pena and Kimberly Garcia, second place; Javier Patino and Natalia Melendez, second place; Hector Sanchez and Brittany Hinojosa, first place; Sally Trevino and Brianna Pulido, first place. Singles: Pedro Ruiz, third place, Bryan Arellano, third place; Ethan Linares, first place.
Results for Mission High School- Unified teams: Marcus Equia and Nadia Martinez, first place; Brandon Garza and Jenny Hernandez, second place; Carlos Gutierrez and Leanne Colunga, second place. Singles: Raylene Vela, second place; Ana Villarreal, first place; Jacquelyn Porcayo, third place; Joel Bravo, third place; Armando Sanchez, third place; Karla Velazquez, second place; Adrian Rodriguez, second place.