Ascension Parish community photo gallery for May 8, 2014 _lowres

Photo provided by Donna Gainey -- Lakeside Primary School students competing April 18 in the area Special Olympics games are, in front, Mikayla Anderson, and from left, Nick Carter, Luke Young, Victoria Martin, Dylan Regira and Callie Howe.

Six Lakeside Primary School students took part April 18 in the area Special Olympics track and field games.

Teacher Donna Gainey’s students competed in running, walking, softball and tennis ball throw, and long jump. The students were given ribbons that ranged from first to sixth place.

Several of the students will compete at the Louisiana Special Olympics summer games May 23-25 in Hammond.