Patrick Rooney

Patrick lives in Highland Village, Texas with his Mom, Dad and his three labrador retrievers.  He has been involved in Special Olympics for 20 years.  He participates is soccer, basketball, flag football, swimming, bowling and equestrian.  He has won medals in all sports.  He also attended National Games in 2006 for swimming and won a gold, silver and bronze medal.  In 2010 he went to National Games for bowling and came home with three silver medals.  He is also a Global Messenger and a member of ALPS.

He works at AMC Theaters as an usher/greeter.  When he is not working he enjoys hanging out with his friends, playing video games and going to the movies.

Special Olympics has taught him a lot about life, discipline, fair play, how to set goals and to do whatever it takes to achieve his dream.