- 2017 Spirit of Special Olympics Volunteer of the YearA longtime volunteer, coach, and Grant County Coordinator, Cody Harris tragically and unexpectedly passed away in February, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of kindness, compassion, and devotion.
- 2017 Spirit of Special Olympics Athlete of the YearChris Perdue is a snowboarder—among the first to take up the sport when it became an official Winter Games event in Indiana and among the best in the years since—and in the last year has achieved a great deal through his work on the slopes, including winning gold at the Special Olympics World Winter Games.
- 2017 Spirit of Special Olympics Coach of the YearJuanita Garten Eacret has served as Benton County Coordinator since 1982, and over the course of last 35 years has served as head coach for many sports at one time or another. During her coaching career, Juanita has coached countless athletes in bowling, gymnastics, swimming, track & field, and powerlifting.
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