Special Olympics Athlete of the Month: Swimmer Rachel MacKenzie won three gold medals and a bronze at a recent swim meet in Ventura.
“She always has a smile on her face,” coach Leah Simpson said of MacKenzie. “She’s very positive. She has one of the most positive attitudes on the team.”
Brontsema got a lift from MacKenzie’s smile.
“Her smile is beautiful and infectious,” he said. “To come in to see that beautiful smile, helps me through the day a bit.”