Courtyard by Marriott – Newark at the University of Delaware Associate wins Award at Special Olympics
Congratulations to Associate Joseph Merritt for winning a medal in Bocce at the Delaware Special Olympics competition!
Joseph Merritt joined the hotel in 2017 as a houseman and has continued to grow in his position on the hotel’s team. Joseph has been active in the programs of the Delaware Special Olympics for the past ten years. He has competed in bowling, softball, volleyball and most recently in bocce. His team, the Newark Dragons recently won the silver medal in bocce competition. Joseph enjoys working at the hotel and he loves to engage with his friends in the Delaware Special Olympics, where he has made many lasting friendships!
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Congratulations to Joseph for this great award!
Written by Mark Rice