Lawrence County Cooperative School can add to its list of notable achievers, as Michael Duke heads to the USA Special Olympics games in Orlando Florida June 5 to June 12 to compete in unified softball games .

Michael is a multi-sport athlete who competes all year long with Area 1 special Olympics. Once Michael was chosen as part of team USA, his training intensified at trading camps in Conway, Searcy and Oklahoma.

Michael will join 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean and 125,000 spectators during one of the country’s most cherished sporting events.

ABC and ESPN 3 will be airing opening ceremonies as well as the competitions .