June 3, 2023

UMW Employee Heads to Athens for Special Olympics

Grace Anne Braxton, who works in UMW Dining Services, will compete at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece from June 25 to July 4.  Braxton, currently ranked as the top female golfer in the Special Olympics, will play the sport among 135 athletes from five different racing levels during the games.

“I am excited about learning a new language and meeting new people from all over the world,” said Braxton, who has has traveled to locations within the United States and China to participate in Special Olympics sporting events. “I enjoy meeting new people and going to different golf courses.”  Read the news release.

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