Stories

Heidi Mallett, Special Olympics, Athlete Leadership, ALPs
Heidi Mallett joined Special Olympics PEI in 2006. She had heard about Special Olympics, and felt it was the right time to take part, to make a life...
Brandon Younker, Softball, National Games
Special Olympics is a family affair for Brandon Younker. Brandon's uncle was a long-time athlete, and his grandfather is a long-time volunteer. When...
Floor Hockey, Lisa Bernard
Lisa Bernard joined Special Olympics in June of 2011 after being encouraged by friends of hers to give it a try. Lisa wanted to meet her people, so...
Shawn Mitchell, Soccer, National Summer Games
Back in 2002 Shawn Mitchell joined Special Olympics following encouragement from a friend. 17 years later and not only is Shawn still involved, he is...
Jennifer Hickox, PEI Mutual, Athlete of the Year
Jennifer Hickox joined Special Olympics 12 years ago when she moved into Charlottetown. She started participating in Special Olympics programs because...
Hunter Ellis, Powerlifting
West Prince Powerlifting athlete, Hunter Ellis, is described by his mother, Priscilla, as a typical teenager. As is the case with most 17 year old...
Sophia Allen, Acadian Games, Special Olympics PEI
When Sophia Allen joined Special Olympics in the summer of 2016 she and her family embarked on the journey as a family. Fast forward to present, and...
Logan Robbins
Logan Robbins, Charlottetown, is the youngest member of Team PEI at just 14 years old. Logan is a member of Team PEI Soccer. Logan earned his spot on...
Rachael Loggie
Rachael Loggie, Charlottetown, has been involved in Special Olympics for 14 years. During this time Rachael has participated, and competed, in a...
Jamie Matheson
Jamie Matheson, Montague, has been a volunteer with Special Olympics PEI for 9 years. Along with being an active fundraising volunteer in Kings County...