Champions Of Character
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Champions of Character provides training to ensure student-athletes know, do and value the right things in all areas of life. The five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership are put into play, accounted for and tracked at all NAIA schools.
Huston-Tillotson University – Champions of Character News
The HT women and men’s track team along with the baseball team gathered together to serve our East Austin community in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and lasting legacy. The HT teams partnered with surrounding schools Blackshear Elementary and Kealing Middle School to help the surrounding community.
Members of the HT track teams have a bite to eat while talking with Austin City Council Woman, Ora Houston. They discuss the importance of civic engagement and voting.
Members of the track teams, along with Coach Ware, teamed up with Kealing Middle School students to help clean up the neighborhoods surrounding both schools.
Members of the baseball team came straight from practice to help beautify the grounds of our Six Square (African American Cultural Heritage District) house.
“You can’t lead our people unless you love our people. You can’t save our people unless you serve our people.” – Cornel West
“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” – MLK
HT Rams & Lady Rams Serving Thanksgiving Dinner in the Community…
Last night the Huston-Tillotson track and softball teams volunteered at Givens Recreation Center, for the annual thanksgiving dinner and program. Athletes along with coaches served over 200 hot meals to the community!!
Members of the Men and Women’s Track teams and Lady Rams Softball team are pictured below!
Over the weekend, the HT Men and Women’s Track and Field teams where up at Zaragoza Recreation Center volunteering for the second year in a row at the communities Halloween carnival and costume contest. The teams enjoyed playing games with the kids and serving up some fun treats and candy to everyone in attendance.
Below are a few pictures of the HT athletes in action!