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Congratulations to our September Male Athlete of the Month, Robert Shepard! 

robbieRobbie has been an athlete with Special Olympics Colorado since 2014. During this time he has competed in basketball, flag football, and track and field. Robbie is being recognized as our Male Athlete of the Month for his kindness and generosity on and off the field! He has volunteered for every Tip-A-Cop fundraising event, is the first to check on his teammates when they are down, and always has a smile on his face!

Robbie began a new sport this season, tennis. He worked hard listening to his coaches and earned the bronze medal in tennis at the State Summer Classic. Robbie’s coach has commended him for being so dependable and polite with his Fireballs Tennis Team and Unified Partners.

SOCO’s Southeast Area Manager, Jolie NeSmith stated, “Robbie’s ability to remain positive and grateful for the opportunities in Special Olympics is absolutely amazing. He is an remarkable young man who always sees the positive in everyone and everything around him.”

Congratulations, Robbie!