Neal Graham (from Avery County group home) was selected as North Carolina Special Olympics Athlete of the month for September 2017. He will be featured on SONC's website and social media. He is involved in many of our year round programs including swimming, basketball, bocce and skiing. He was chosen for his sweet spirit, enthusiasm and tremendous support for his teammates. His smile is contagious and always gives 100% in all he does. He is humble and gracious and always smiling. He is Elvis Presley's biggest fan and is otherwise known as Neal "Hot Pepper" Graham for his love of all hot and spicy foods.