BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference announced that Kentucky baseball senior Dorian Hairston was named to the 2016 SEC Community Service Team, the league announced Wednesday. The Community Service Team looks to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to his community in superior service efforts.
Hairston picks up the honor for the second time in his career after being named to the 2015 SEC Community Service Team. In addition to participating in a community restoration project and reading books to children at Maxwell Elementary School, the senior outfielder took part in Sleepout for the Homeless, Walk-a-Child, the Backpack Program, and has volunteered for UK Children’s Hospital and Miracle League. The Lexington, Ky., native is also an inductee in the Frank G. Ham Society of Character in recognition of his academic and athletic achievement, as well as community service and career preparation. Read more... (300 words, 1 image, estimated 1:12 mins reading time)