Mikayla Coombs, a Senior basketball player at UGA, has earned recognition from the Southeastern Conference for her community service work in the Athens area.
From the SEC's website:
"Mikayla Coombs has been actively involved in the community as a member of the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball team. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed as she was tabbed to serve on the NCAA Competition Committee and was elected vice chair of the SEC Leadership Council. The Buford, Ga., native led in helping the Lady Bulldogs distribute needed water bottles to the Boys and Girls Club of Athens. She has been involved with Operation Christmas Child, helping pack shoe boxes for needy children. She was instrumental in Team Impact and routinely kept in touch with the team's adopted member, Randi. Coombs also gives of her time at Stroud Elementary, where she reads to children. She has already earned her undergraduate degree in sport management and is pursuing a master's in the same subject. She boasts a 3.82 grad GPA, has been a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll every semester of her college career and has twice placed on the SEC Academic Honor Roll."
For more on the SEC Women's Basketball Service Team, click here.