Matthew Millett of Spencer, Massachusetts started participating in Special Olympics in 1998, and has competed in soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball. He works full-time as Institute Security Officer at Department of Youth Service. Matt also plays in adult soccer leagues with his friends and enjoys hiking and traveling. In 2010, he traveled to the World Cup to participate in Special Olympics' Unity Cup in Cape Town, South Africa. He has hiked Mount Whitney, the highest point in the lower 48. Special Olympics has made Matthew more confident in his daily life, leading him to be more outgoing and try new things. Matt serves on the Special Olympics Massachusetts Board of Directors and is a member of the Special Olympics Global Athlete Congress.
Athlete | Spencer, Massachusetts
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