PHOTOS: APS Special Olympics Track and Field meet
It was an exciting day for more than 400 student athletes in Atlanta Wednesday. The 2017 Atlanta Public Schools Special Olympics Track and Field Meet was held. Students gathered at Lakewood Stadium for a series of athletic events. Organizers said athletes from 41 different schools competed. APS officials said events like these are geared toward putting the students' social and personal skills learned in the classroom into real life practice.