ATLANTA, Ga. - Morehouse College claimed the 2019 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Citizenship Award. The award was presented to Director of Athletics, Andre Pattillo, at the 2019 Athletic Director's Meeting for their community outreach efforts.
The SIAC, whose goal is to empower surrounding communities, launched the SIAC Citizenship Award to annually recognize athletic departments that best exemplify the spirit of community and demonstrates values of volunteer community service and engagement.
The Morehouse Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) partnered with the Bonner Office of Community Service to earn this year's SIAC Citizenship Award.
Montavius Coleman (Adams Scholar and track & field champion), Michael Sims (all-conference quarterback and Bonner Scholar) and Eric Daily (Bonner Scholar) served as project managers, meeting with Kevin D. Chapman, Jr., SAAC co-advisor/assistant director of the Bonner Office of Community Service, on weekly basis, each facilitating meetings where they discussed strategy regarding student initiatives, community service, community engagement and fundraising events. Each week the men of Morehouse identified community partners, planned, marketed and implemented events and audited conference reports of their service efforts.