2015-2016 Unique Athlete Charles McNeal
Charles McNeal is a 13 year old 6th grader at a local SCCPSS school system. Charles loves basketball, Shrek, and Busta Rhymes. His favorite basketball players are Michael Jordan #23, Steph Curry, and Magic Johnson. Charles recently was able to practice with Blackshear Basketball team and volunteer as their ball boy. A huge Thank you to Coach Roscoe, Coach Johnny, Blackshear players and all of the parents for giving Charles memories. LOTO, Inc. has secured Charles a spot in another Basketball camp.
Charles at Basketball Camp
Meet Ian Lawton
Hampton, South Carolina
Ian Lawton is a loving12 years old boy diagnosed with Down syndrome in the 5th grade. He is loving life to the fullest. There is no limit of what Ian can do. He is given all the opportunities in life. Ian has earned the, Arrow of Light, highest award in Cub Scout and now working toward his Tenderfoot Rank in Boy Scouts. Due to the love of music so much, he is in Voice Therapy to not only help with his speech and enjoyment but self-confidence which has done very well. Ian love all sports till he has played few years of soccer, baseball, basketball and tennis and more to come. Due to medical reason he cannot play football but was given the opportunity to dress out and be the team ball boy. Karate will teach him to stand up against bullying from other kids. The Down Syndrome Buddy Walk describes Ian and others – Intelligent, Ambitious, No Limits.