In the spirit of the holidays, Special Olympics Iowa is featuring 12 Days of Athletes throughout the month of December. In honor of these amazing athletes, please consider making your year-end donation to Special Olympics Iowa. If your donation is received by December 31, it will be DOUBLED!


12-days-athletes-shaniaName: Shania Turner – 2015 SOIA Challenge Day Athlete of the Year
Age: 18
Delegation: River Hills Cedar Falls, Northeast Area
SOIA sports I participate in: wheelchair basketball, bowling, volleyball, dice and darts at challenge days

What is your favorite part about Special Olympics? I am always surprised and happy to win awards.

What is a fun fact about yourself? I am a Room 1 Greeter and a friend to all!

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? I enjoy shopping, parties and friends!