The Winthrop High School Special Education program, under the direction of teacher Chris Donnelly, will field a football team and a cheerleading squad for the First Annual Special Olympics Flag Football State Games at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots and Special Olympics Massachusetts are hosting the event. Pictured above are WHS flag football players, cheerleaders, and mentors. Front row are Taylor Brown, Felicia Patti, Genevieve Bradley, Nick Clewer, Johnna Fisher, Brineilys Lopez, and John Sheehan. Back row are Mr. Chris Donnelly, Ahmed Ragab, John Dalton, Sam Gillis, Lina Gutierrez, Charles Butler, Ashley Galvin, Peter Gerow, Emily Cernaro, Ryan McKinnon, Amanda Pelletier, and Michael Griffin.