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Ten Years after Legendary Performance in a High School Basketball Game, Jason McElwain Keeps Inspiring the ...

February 16, 2016 by People Magazine

People MagazineOn February 15, 2006, with four minutes left on the clock, the coach of Rochester, N.Y.'s Greece-Athena High School basketball team put McElwain, a 17-year-old student with autism who served as the team manager, into the game. He missed his first two ...

3 boys charged in high school bullying case in New York state

March 17, 2015 by WGN-TV

WGN-TVPolice say the charges stem from incidents in a Greece Athena High School bathroom. Police declined to release details, citing the boys' ages. But the mother of one boy, Angela Fernandes, confirmed an account she gave WROC of Rochester. Fernandes told ...

3 Rochester-area high school students face charges over alleged bullying of special needs student

March 17, 2015 by

Syracuse.comGREECE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police have charged three high school students in the alleged bullying of a special needs classmate that was recorded and shared on social media. Police in the Rochester suburb of Greece say the three boys, all under age 16, were ...

Student Who Bullied Bus Monitor In 2012 Is Now Accused Of Forcing A Special-Needs Classmate To Drink Urine

March 13, 2015 by Daily Caller

Daily CallerEarlier this week it was reported that three students at Greece Athena High School in upstate New York confronted the special-needs student in the bathroom and forced him to hold his crotch while drinking urine from the toilet. The students filmed the ...

Principal Sends Letter Home Regarding 'Disturbing' Incident at Greece Athena High School

March 12, 2015 by TWC News

TWC NewsGREECE, N.Y. -- The principal of Greece Athena High School sent a letter to parents on Thursday about an alleged incident involving students that was recorded on video. Police in Greece have said they're investigating an incident based on a report from ...

Autistic hoops hero Jason McElwain finishes Rochester marathon, eyes Boston

September 24, 2012 by CBS News

(CBS/AP) ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The autistic Rochester man who grabbed national headlines by scoring 20 points in four minutes in his only high school game has completed his first marathon and qualified for an even bigger race. Jason McElwain completed the ...

Autistic Teen's Hoop Dreams Come True

February 25, 2006 by CBS News

CBS NewsIt was the stuff of Hollywood, but it was real. Senior Jason McElwain had been the manager of the varsity basketball team of Greece Athena High School in Rochester, N.Y. McElwain, who's autistic, was added to the roster by coach Jim Johnson so he could ...

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