Athlete Spotlight: Scott Smith

Scott Smith.jpgNAME: Scott Smith
HOME TOWN: New Iberia, LA
SPORT: Unified Flag Football
AGE: 29

Q:  How has Special Olympics impacted your life?
A: Special Olympics helped me have better communication skills with people and helped me get my job at Popeyes.

Q:  What are your favorite hobbies?
A: I enjoy playing sports, watching the New Orleans Saints, and hanging out with friends. I am known for my famous “wind up” where I get my teammates pumped up.

Q:  Are you employed?
A:  Yes, I have been a cook at Popeyes for 8 years.

Q: Have you ever attended USA Games?
A: Yes, I competed in New Jersey in 2014 and I will compete this year at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle. My favorite memory with Special Olympics is winning a gold medal in New Jersey.

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