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Amanda Circle
Athlete Spotlight

Amanda Koch

"I love Special Olympics because it is a great way to make friends and to show some team spirit."

Athlete Info
SOMO Career20+ years
SportsVolleyball, basketball, bocce, softball & bowling
What's your favorite part of SOMO?My favorite part of SOMO is family, friends, getting to travel and being involved with educational programs.
Anything else you want people to know about you?Yes I have a personal assistant who helps me with cooking, organizing, paperwork if needed, volunteering, shopping, price comparing, cleaning if needed and much more.
Keith Slaughter
Volunteer Spotlight

Keith Slaughter

"Sports bring people together and bring joy, and I believe this is also my favorite part about Special Olympics."

Volunteer Info
HometownKansas City
Years as a Volunteer9 years
Favorite SOMO memoryMy favorite memory was playing softball in Lees Summit, MO and this game must’ve gone into 3 or 4 extra innings, but we ended up winning by 1 run. The game lasted several hours, but was the most fun I’ve had playing softball.
What else do you enjoy?Something else people should know about me that’s fun and exciting is I love mathematics and solving problems related to math.

SOMO News & Updates

Beth Brokamp United Healthcare

SOMO continues partnership with United Healthcare

Special Olympics Missouri is excited to continue its partnership with United Healthcare this year and into the future. SOMO and United Healthcare have worked together for the last four years…

Emily Greene

2022 USA Games Experience: Emily Greene

My name is Emily Greene. I was selected to participate in the 2022 USA Games in Orlando, Fla. to play on the Team MO 3v3 women’s basketball. This was my first…