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Spring Track Meet renamed
Spring Track Meet renamed
Posted on 06/13/2019
Honoring an advocate for all students

The annual Spring Track Meet celebrated its 30th year on June 7 at Sparks Stadium.

In the spring of 1986, Puyallup School District Director of Special Education Gordon Golliet wasribbon cutting instrumental in developing a districtwide track event which accommodated all students.

Over the past 30 years, students, families, staff, and community members have looked forward to this event with much enthusiasm.

Golliet gave over 30 years of service within the Special Education Department. His kindness, caring, and advocacy for students has given many families a wonderful and memorable track event. This year, the Puyallup School District formally named the track meet the Gordon Golliet Spring Track Meet.

During the ribbon cutting, Executive Director of Special Education Karen Mool presented Golliet’s wife, Lavon Golliet and granddaughter, Dani Tang with a plaque memorializing the special event.

Anne Martin