BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference announced the 16thannual women’s volleyball Community Service Team Wednesday morning. Sydney Gilliam represents the University of Georgia on the 12-person team.
“We are so proud of Sydney and could not think of a more representative award for her,” head coach Tom Black said. “Syd always puts the needs of others before herself, which is a huge part of why she is the leader she is. Huge congratulations!”
Gilliam, a senior from Hendersonville, North Carolina, has participated in the UGA Relay for Life, Special Olympics, and the Extra Special People (ESP) programs at Georgia. She is also active in the Clarke County Mentor Program and Team United. Gilliam is an active member of SAAC, LEAD (the Georgia student-athlete leadership academy) and PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America.
The SEC sponsors Community Service Teams for all 21 league sponsored sports. The Community Service Team looks to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts.
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