Olympic Silver Medalist to Speak With Students in Kermit on Wednesday

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

KERMIT - Students in Kermit will get the chance to meet a renowned athlete on Wednesday.

This summer's Olympic silver medalist runner, Leo Manzano, will speak to fifth through 12th graders in the Kermit High Gym at 10:45 a.m.

Manzano, who is a former Longhorn and a native Texan, will talk about the importance of grades, encourage students to be physically fit and try to motivate students to follow their dreams.

The event is free and open to everyone.