Imagine walking into your first day of high school: the excitement of taking the next step in your journey, the fear of the unknown, the anxiety of wondering if you will fit in. Now, imagine stepping into the doors of a school knowing you are different than the rest of your classmates or wondering if you will get bullied. For Zachary Boston, these thoughts filled his mind on his first day at Alexander Central High School.
After a ten-year career with Special Olympics Alexander County, Boston has made great friends and has become a seasoned athlete. Yet, taking that first step into high school was like taking a giant step out of his comfort zone.