Students shine at OPS Fellowship Games

Zoey Wieland, 12, of Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School wins the 25-meter race during the A+ OPS Fellowship Games at Burke High School. Special education students showed off their talents Wednesday during the track and field challenges at the Omaha Public Schools event, and Zoey celebrated her 12th birthday by participating. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD

Haley Pierce, 13, of Beveridge Magnet Middle School competes in the long jump event. The events Thursday were meant to underscore the importance of exercise and teamwork. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD

Omaha Public Schools mascots at the event Thursday. Middle school mascots raced on the track at noon during the games, which included competitions such as a softball throw, long jump and relay race. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD

Luz Lugo-Cota, 13, of King Science and Technology Magnet Center gets acquainted with a cardinal mascot. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD

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