By Lt. Marlaina Dernoncourt, AA/PIO

California State Prison, Solano

California State Prison, Solano staff represented CDCR at the 3rd annual Special Olympics Northern California Bay Area Games on April 29.

Solano staff joined a multitude of other law enforcement agencies to support and participate in the delegation parade of athletes, torch run, and presentation of medals to all of the athlete participants.

More than 35 schools in the Bay Area, with 550 student athletes, participated in the event at Acalenes High School in Lafayette.

Warden Eric Arnold was excited to send staff from CSP-Solano to take part in the event to represent not only CSP-Solano but all of CDCR.  The representatives were Correctional Lieutenant Marlaina Dernoncourt, AA/PIO; Correctional Lieutenant Michael Sandoval; and Correctional Sergeant Christopher Palwick.