Voting Ends Friday, Oct. 30 at Noon
SEEKONK — Superintendent Rich Drolet encourages community members to vote for Seekonk High School Unified Program’s video in the Unified Champion Schools “Inclusion From A Distance” contest.
As a part of Special Olympics Massachusetts’ latest contest, “Inclusion From A Distance,” Seekonk High School’s Unified Program created and submitted a homemade video that promoted the contest’s theme while showing off its school spirit.
The video features images of previous events the Seekonk High School Unified Program has hosted along with cameos of students. Also featured in the video is the school’s pledge to promote inclusion, equality and safety for all.
The Seekonk High School Unified Program’s video was named a finalist alongside Groton-Dunstable Regional High School and Auburn High School.
Voting in the contest ends on Friday, Oct. 30 at noon. To vote for the Seekonk High School Unified Program’s video, click here.
“We encourage all of our community members to show off their school pride and vote for our school’s video submission,” Seekonk High School Principal Bill Whalen said. “Our school has worked tirelessly to ensure that we promote an inclusive community in the classrooms and on the fields. Being a finalist in this contest is yet another acknowledgement of our commitment to that pledge.”
Seekonk High School received a Special Olympics Unified Champion School designation in 2019 for their continuous work in fostering an inclusive community within the district’s school. Seekonk High School Unified Program Coordinator Kristin Nelson has spearheaded the district’s program and has been instrumental in promoting the district’s mission of inclusivity throughout the high school.