Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

The annual Polar Plunge supports Special Olympics Texas.

"The Polar Plunge is a great experience where everyone comes together to celebrate an awesome cause", Lyons said.

The day began indoors on the basketball court as many student-athletes played games with the Special Olympians. 100% of the all the money raised will go towards Special Olympics expenses such as travel and equipment. So we do have a lot of teams signed up.

This event started with a parade, where everyone could show off their plunging costumes.


During a special presentation at the Upper School on Tuesday, Special Olympics New York Director of Development Kaitlin Brennan awarded the Iona Prep Plungers with their third "Cool School Challenge" trophy in as many years. "It's nice to give back to the Special Olympics athletes and work with them because we can learn so much from them that we usually take for granted".

"From the time you jump in the water to the time you change, it's not very long", he said.

MI will have 28 Polar Plunges in 2018.

The Plunge is Saturday, Feb. 24, at Miller Park's lake.

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