VC students, employees vie for gold during inaugural Pirate Olympics
Pirate Olympics
Members of the Unicorns on Steroids, from left, Bill Byers, Josh Moore, Sonya Acuna and Allison Peters compete in the Pirate Olympics tug-of-war on Oct. 19 at halftime of Victoria Collegeís menís basketball game against Northwest Vista College.

About 70 Victoria College students and employees participated in the inaugural Pirate Olympics on Oct. 12-18.

The event, created to promote interaction among students and employees, featured six teams competing in a Frisbee throw, water balloon toss, three-legged race, toss ball tournament, Nerf gun competition, horseshoes, washers and tug-of-war.

“It was a great opportunity for students, faculty, staff and employees to get to know each other,” VC Director of Student Activities Elaine Everett-Hensley said. “We are already looking to grow next year and possibly add more events.”

The Unicorns on Steroids took first place in the team standings. The Scallywags & Scoundrels finished second and Chiptonia was third.

Pirate Olympics
Justin Tedder of the Unicorns on Steroids competes in the horseshoe event during the inaugural Victoria College Pirate Olympics.
Published: Monday, 24 October 2016
 

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