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2019 Nevada Preps No Limits Award Winner

Palo Verde senior Ben Slighting is the winner of the 2019 Nevada Preps No Limits Award.

Slighting competed in track for the Panthers and suffers from Osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.

Slighting won the 400-meter, 800, 1,600 and 3,200 wheelchair events at the Class 4A state meet this season.

For more about Slighting and his accomplishments, see the video.

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