Guardians of the flame
Students carry the torch
May 9, 2019
On a bright Thursday afternoon, Bryce Merchant carried the torch representing the Special Olympics with pride and the encouragement of friends through Moorcroft before passing it on to the next athlete along its way to Laramie and the Special Olympic games on May 9.
Merchant was applauded by the students of MK-8, who came out for the event as many members of the local force, including Highway Patrol and Crook County Sheriff's Department lined up their cars to lead the procession.
Supporters from sixth, seventh and eighth grades joined Merchant in his run including Sixth graders Lexi Garri...