May 4, 2012
Moffat County High School track athletes Adrie Camp, foreground, and Miguel Molina, give high-fives to Sunset Elementary School students as they file out of the school gym Monday after an Olympic torch lighting ceremony. Molina, Camp, and fellow track athlete Garrett Spears attended the ceremony to help launch Sunset Elementary School’s mock Olympic games.
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Aaron Colby set his face in a resolute grimace Monday as he trotted through the Sunset Elementary School gym, a torch clutched in his determined hands. The Sunset Elementary kindergartener wasn’t carrying the real icon of the Olympic games. A paper cone with red and orange construction paper flames took the place of the torch that will signal the beginning of the international sporting event this summer. Aaron didn’t waver as he carried the torch dutifully to Moffat County High School track athletes, who would run it around the gym before the finale.