Altoona Mirror Special Olympian of the Month
Name: Kathleen Rose Blazewicz
School: Graduate of Seton Home Study School out of Front Royal, Virginia
Parents: Roxann and Andrew Blazewicz
Special Olympics participation: Basketball, figure skating, bocce and basketball
Length of involvement in Special Olympics: Five years
Special Olympics highlights: Competing for a basketball team at the 2014 Summer Games at Penn State.
Places traveled to with Special Olympics: Johnstown
Family involvement in Special Olympics: Mom has been a volunteer the past two years.
Personal triumphs: Awarded a silver medal in figure skating at Winter Games in Johnstown in 2013.
Special Olympics goal: To be a good team player and improve my basketball skills.