Tanya Kostadinova

YEARS INVOLVED WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS: I have been involved with the Special Olympics since 2001.

WHAT IS YOUR VOLUNTEER POSITION: I am a score keeper in five pin bowling.

HOW YOU BECAME INVOLVED: I care a lot about people with disabilities, and have been working with them for many years. I love all sports.

WHAT YOU LIKE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING: I love the positive energy and the enthusiasm people share as they work together to win. It makes me feel as though we are all one family, as people are so kind and generous.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT OR EVENT AS A VOLUNTEER: One of my most memorable moments is when I was volunteering with a five pin bowling team, and my team won. Watching their faces and smiles was so powerful, it made me feel wonderful.