FOREST CITY | Seven Forest City students participated in a Special Olympics district basketball skills contest on Jan. 24 in Spirit Lake.
Forest City Middle School students who competed were Jacob Leitz, Gracie Conrad, Alexis Bartling, A.J. Rodriguez and Michelle Jermeland.
Forest City High School students who competed were Amber Burgess and Zach Hesseling.
The students participated in three events: shooting, dribbling and passing.
Conrad, Rodriguez, Burgess, Hesseling and Jermeland received blue ribbons and will advance to state competition on March 16 in Iowa City.