Feel Good Story of the Week: Golfer Becomes First With Down Syndrome To Compete In College Championship
[Source: Disability Scoop]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Amy Bockerstette has made history.
The 22-year-old from Arizona became the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a college championship event Monday after she teed off at 11:50 a.m. at Ormond Beach’s Plantation Bay.
Bockerstette is playing in the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Golf Championship along with her four Paradise Valley Community College teammates. The four-round tournament runs through Thursday.
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