Upstate Special Olympics athlete to walk in New York Fashion Week – WSPA.com

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – An Upstate lady will probably be strutting her stuff on one of many world’s most well-known runways.

Rachel Lewis, an Upstate Special Olympics athlete, will probably be strolling in New York Fashion Week. Rachel stated she has all the time wished to be a mannequin, and has executed picture-shoots for native boutiques.

Rachel’s mother, Cindy, stated she discovered a casting name on-line someday and submitted Rachel’s footage. Rachel was considered one of 25 fashions chosen to walk in a vogue present for Krissy King.

“I’m training lots. I've a private coach,” stated Rachel.

Cindy stated she needs Rachel to be an inspiration to any little one with particular wants.

“I hope it exhibits them that our kids dwell lives which can be simply as thrilling and simply as fulfilling,” Cindy stated.

Rachel and her household depart Friday morning for New York, and the large present is Saturday evening.

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Upstate Special Olympics athlete to walk in New York Fashion Week - WSPA.com