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Virginia Athlete Max Everton Receives International Law Enforcement Torch Run® Award

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics awarded the 2013 Executive Council Athlete Award to Virginia athlete Max Everton at the annual international Law Enforcement Torch Run Conference in Orlando in early November. The award recognizes an outstanding Special Olympics athlete who has contributed to the success of the Law Enforcement Torch Run on a local, state or national level.

Everton received the award and then shared a brief speech where he enthusiastically stated, “I am a Torch Runner!” These remarks were received by a standing ovation from the nearly 1,000 conference attendees at the awards luncheon. Congratulations, Max!