John Ewing was honored by the SEC on Monday.
May 19, 2014
Vanderbilt senior Brionne Williams and junior John Ewing have been named to the SEC Community Service Team for men's and women's track and field and cross country. The league announced the honors on Monday afternoon.
The SEC presents a Community Service Team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports as a means of highlighting a male and female athlete from each school who gives back to his or her community through superior service efforts.
Listed below is a look at some of the activities that the two Vanderbilt athletes are involved with outside their respected sport:
Brionne Williams (Sr., Hoover, Ala., Jumps)
Has volunteered with health and community development in South Africa ... Was the co-founder of Vanderbilt F.O.O.D. ... Her team's track and field representative to the Vanderbilt Student-Athlete Advisory Committee since 2012 ... Since 2003, has volunteered with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Birmingham, Ala. ... Has spent her summers as a volunteer youth track and field coach.
John Ewing (Jr., Atlanta, Ga., Cross Country)
A representative on the Vanderbilt Student-Athlete Advisory Committee since 2012 ... A VUceptor - a Vanderbilt first-year orientation leader in 2012 ... A lodge liaison with the Mayfield Living Learning Community in 2012, interfacing with program coordinators, producing project updates and organizing volunteer activities ... Volunteered in an elementary school by reading regularly to underprivileged children.
Listed below is a look at the other SEC honorees for the Track and Field/Cross Country team:
SEC Women's Track and Field Community Service Team
Claire Turner, Alabama
Chrishuna Williams, Arkansas
Lizzie Briasco, Auburn
Lorraine Graham, Florida
Megan Malasarte, Georgia
Michelle Canterna, Kentucky
Meghan Charbonnet, LSU
Mary Ashton Nall, Ole Miss
Jessica Comer, Mississippi State
Maya Evans, South Carolina
Allison Outerbridge, Tennessee
Heather Sterling, Texas A&M
Brionne Williams, Vanderbilt
SEC Men's Track and Field Community Service Team
Diondre Batson, Alabama
Nathanael Franks, Arkansas
Jason Miller, Auburn
David Levin, Florida
Luke Baker, Georgia
Isiah Kent, Kentucky
Quincy Downing, LSU
Alex Nichols, Ole Miss
Joshua Suttmeier, South Carolina
J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee
Clifton Harlin, Texas A&M
John Ewing, Vanderbilt