SAAC event benefits local crisis center

Release Date: 2/13/2013

University of the Ozarks students and officials recently presented a check for $636.89 to the Interfaith Service Network of Clarksville.

The funds were raised during a campus-wide competition sponsored by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Student Life Office. The campus community donated money during voting for the 2013 faculty/staff king and queen for Homecoming 2013. University President Dr. Rick Niece and First Lady Sherée Niece were voted faculty/staff king and queen for 2013.

SAAC Fundraiser

Those present during the check ceremony included, (from left) SAAC advisor and head tennis coach Shaun Wiseman, Interfaith volunteer Char Wofford, Dr. Rick Niece, student-athletes Molly Bowman and Jordana Andrews, Sherée Niece, and student-athletes Ali Mathis, Max Hilgendorf, Arel Ferguson, Kara Willbanks and Scott Eibes.

Interfaith is a non-denominational food and medicine crisis bank that is associated with more than 20 area churches. The center is located at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville.