Thomas Baker is a Stafford County resident who represented the United States in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles California in July 2015. His sport was Powerlifting and he competed in the 140-148 pound weight class. Baker earned two gold medals; one in bench press and one for the combination of all his lifts. He also won a silver medal in squat and a bronze in dead lift. On Sept. 1st, 2015 Baker was honored by the Stafford Board of Supervisors with a special proclamation, which was presented to him by Olympic Gold Medalist Jeff Rouse.