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Student athletes from the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired in Jacksonville visited Springfield and met with their local elected officials this week. Bernie Roach from rural Christian County is pictured here with 95th District State Rep. Avery Bourne as he accepts a Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives. This certificate was awarded to Bernie for his performance on his school’s Goalball team, a sport designed specifically for athletes with a vision impairment, at an International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Conference Championship.

 

 
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