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Blue Devils Athletes & Coach Honored for Qualifying to Complete in the International Special Olympics

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  03. August 2016

Hauppauge, NY - August 2, 2016 - Recently Huntington High School students Liam Mrotzek and John Cronin, along with their coach Linda Costello-Roth, were honored by Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. at the General Meeting of the Legislature for their significant achievement in qualifying to compete in the International Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria in March of 2017. Both Liam and John met the required times in the 200m, 400m and 4x100 snowshoe relay events. Liam will be joining 3,000 other athletes from 110 nations for the games, and John has been named an alternate.

"Congratulations to Liam, John and their coach Lina; your hard workd and dedication has truly paid off!" said Legislator Spencer: "I wish you the best of luck and look forward to hearing more news about your future success."

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