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Elizabeth Hall Honored with 2017's Prestigious Rick VanderSloot Winter Sports Award

Elizabeth Hall accepts the 2017 Rick VanderSloot Winter Sports Award at the State Winter Games.
After 15 years of competing and participating in various Special Olympics Michigan events, Oakland County athlete Elizabeth Hall was awarded the 2017 Rick VanderSloot Winter Sports Award during the Special Olympics Winter Games Opening Ceremonies at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme on Wednesday, February 1. Elizabeth is currently the Oakland County Athlete Representative as well as holding other various positions, which include the collection and distribution of athletic uniforms for the many sports of the Huron Valley area. Her coaches describe her as an inspiration to all, with a positive attitude and a willingness to help others improve their skills and build confidence in themselves. "Elizabeth is a wonderful young woman who has always been a delight to coach," said Darlene Rutkowski, Area 15 Assistant Area Director, "She is enthusiastic about our Special Olympics programs." "I feel very blessed," said Elizabeth about the award, "being here, it's made me work hard."

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