Staci White smiles while waiting to be fitted for her new pair of shoes.
Staci "Bulldog" White, a Special Olympics Michigan athlete loves to play basketball just as much as she loves getting new shoes. But unfortunately for Staci, finding shoes that are comfortable and fit her right is hard.View Story ▼Staci "Bulldog" White, a Special Olympics Michigan athlete from Area 11 loves to play basketball just as much as she loves getting new shoes. But unfortunately for Staci, shoes that are comfortable and fit her right are hard to find.
At age 41, Staci wears a children's size shoe. She is often found showing off her favorite pair of light-up Stride Rites with Disney's Olaf on them. Staci has been playing basketball for Special Olympics for 20 years. She currently plays for one of the few all-female teams. According to Staci "It's so cool having all girls and beating the boys team." Staci and her team, the Jaguars, competed at this years State Basketball Finals held at Calvin College in Grand Rapids.
While at the event Staci was able to get fitted for a pair of shoes that fit her thanks to the Fit Feet program, which was sponsored by Wolverine Worldwide. These shoes will help Staci continue to play the game she loves while helping keep her steps happy and healthy.
About Stephanie Ralls:Stephanie Ralls is a Marketing and Communications intern at Special Olympics Michigan.View less ▲