Lenoir schools host Special Olympics-style event at Kinston High


KINSTON, Lenoir County - Lenoir County Public Schools hosted a major Special Olympics-style event Thursday morning.

Nearly 300 special needs students participated in the annual event, with more than 1,000 students involved total - many as volunteers. LCPS spokesman Patrick Holmes said all 18 of the schools in the district participated, down to the pre-K level.

The activities were at the Kinston High School football field and recognized students in the county's exceptional children's program.

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