Special Olympics close with ceremony, victory dance

Published 9:16 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017

The 2017 Special Olympics Alabama State Games came to a close Saturday night with the closing ceremonies followed by a “Victory Dance” performance by Elvis tribute artist Scot Bruce.

The delegation from Montgomery County was declared the overall winner of the competition, receiving a $100 prize.

As always, athletes that have passed since the last games were honored with the lighting of memorial candles.

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“Elvis” then took the stage to lead the athletes in the post-games celebration with the athletes dancing through the night to the classic songs of the King.