Multiple WKU Athletic teams continue to be active in the Bowling Green community and beyond as a part of Hilltoppers With Heart, WKU Athletics' official community service program. Here are some of the highlights of the great things going with WKU Athletics in the community:
Senior guard Brandon Harris and assistant coach David Boyden visited Cumberland Trace Elementary and Oakland Elementary to speak with students on May 1 and May 3. Prior to the annual Toppers on Tour stops in Glasgow and Owensboro in June, members of the men's basketball team and volleyball teams visited with individuals at the Owensboro Boys and Girls Club and the Glasgow Boys and Girls Club.
Brandon Harris and Nigel Snipes visited with students from the Community Education Eagle ROC in early June during the group's visit to the WKU campus. The individuals were from Briarwood Elementary School.
Members of the WKU volleyball team visited South Edmonson Elementary for a clinic in May. The team was presented with a volleyball signed by every student in the entire school following the clinic. Prior to the annual Toppers on Tour stops in Glasgow and Owensboro in June, members of the men's basketball team and volleyball teams visited with individuals at the Owensboro Boys and Girls Club and the Glasgow Boys and Girls Club.
Swimming and Diving
Ten of the student-athletes along with assistant coaches Brian Thomas and Danielle Grobmyer traveled to Scottsville, Ky., recently gave blood at an American Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by the Center for Courageous Kids (CCK). The CCK is a not-for-profit corporation founded to respond to the expanding needs of therapeutic camps for children with chronic diseases in Kentucky, Tennessee and the surrounding states. The CCK is a world-class medical camping facility providing free and memorable camping experiences for children with life threatening diseases and disabilities.