Area Spirit Winner: Jason Conrad – Athlete Spirit Award  

Area Spirit Winner: Becky Pear – Volunteer Spirit Award 

Area Spirit Winner: Sam Fawley – Athlete Spirit Award 

Area Spirit Winner: Barry Schwenk – Volunteer Spirit Award 

Area Spirit Winners: Scott Farnham – Coach Spirit Award
Eryn Vail – Volunteer Spirit Award

Kevin Callaghan won the Athlete Spirit Award for State

Area Spirit Winners: Ron Muhlethaler – Coach Spirit Award
Lauer Family – Family Spirit AwardCarla Knapp – Volunteer Spirit Award

Area Spirit Winner: Sam Fawley – Athlete Spirit Award 

Kathy Courtad won the Volunteer Spirit Award for State 

Area Spirit Winner: Kathy Courtad – Volunteer Spirit Award 

Cinda Milan won the Volunteer Spirit Award for State

Area Spirit Winners: Jessica Crook – Athlete Spirit Award
Barry Jones – Coach Spirit Award

Area Spirit Winner: Rene Hassett – Volunteer Spirit Award 

Area Spirit Winners: Sider Family – Family Spirit Award
Deb Lauer – Volunteer Spirit Award

Area Spirit Winners: Jessica Crook – Athlete Spirit Award
Beth Myers – Coach Spirit AwardBuelo Family – Family Spirit Award

Cass County hosted the Area Bowling Tournament in Logansport at Myers East and West Bowling Alleys.

Shari Rombold won the Coach Spirit Award for State

Area Spirit Winner: Jim Baker – Athlete Spirit Award 

The Bell Family won the Family Spirit Award for State

Area Spirit Winners: Bobby Knapp – Athlete Spirit Award
Cinda Milan – Coach Spirit AwardKathy Courtad – Volunteer Spirit Award

Cass County named #1 County in the State, meeting the accreditation criteria. Big 6 Track Meet changes its name to Bell Invitational, named after Betty Bell, wife of Jim Bell, parent of Kevin Bell, Special Olympics athlete. Betty passed away in 1999 and was a volunteer for many years for Special Olympics. Jim has stayed very active with Special Olympics Cass County, coaching and coordinating events throughout the year. 

Cass County starts a golf team, our first unified sport. First annual luncheon slated in February with Carl Erskine, former major league baseball player and father to a Special Olympian athlete, as the guest speaker with 160 guests from the community attending at the Holiday Inn in Logansport. First time hosting the basketball sectional at Logansport High School. Many volunteers in the community stepped in to help Special Olympics Cass County. The first annual golf tournament was held in Logansport at Dykeman Golf Course. Over 20 teams participated. This has become the largest fundraiser for Special Olympics Cass County. 

Woodlawn Center, Logansport Schools and Logansport State Hospital combine to establish the Cass County Program. Enid Callaghan, Kathy Courtad and Dan Lonsinger created a plan to market and broaden the Special Olympics program in Logansport. The plan was discussed and broadened and met with enthusiastic support from the State Office. Cass County starts an aquatics program with ten athletes. 

The Callaghan Family won the Family Spirit Award for StateĀ 

Jim and Enid Callaghan reinstate the youth program. It consisted of five athletes that first year. Woodlawn Center was very active with their adult athletes. Woodlawn Center had about 60 active athletes. 

Woodlawn Center hosts its first annual track meet, the Big 6, inviting six teams to the meet. 

Woodlawn Center bowling team boasts of 88 athletes. 

Woodlawn Center offers bowling. With Pat Swank, Connie Hickman, Elizabeth Bell-Knerr and George Knerr as coaches and coordinators, a team of 18 was established. 

Kraig Dawalt, Mike Smith, Sandy McKeever and Sherryl Martin were instrumental in starting the Logansport Community School Program. Their first Logansport Meet was Monday, May 17. Athletes went to Terre Haute in June. The youth program was in effect until 1988. 

Woodlawn Center sent athletes to the first summer games in Terre Haute in June -$14 entry fee. 

Woodlawn Center started its program with Track & Field under the watchful eye of Virginia and Tom Baker. 

All dates are to the best of our knowledge.