COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M softball sophomore Allison Garrett received a Class Star Award for Service, the Texas A&M Class Councils announced.
The Austin, Texas, native earned the Class of 2014 Service Award for the countless hours she spends giving back to the community and the university.
“Allison Garrett is an exceptional young woman,” head coach Jo Evans said. “She exemplifies Texas A&M’s core values of Excellence, Selfless Service, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect, and Integrity. She is at the forefront of every charitable service our team undertakes. Allison is an example to her teammates and coaches and has proven to be an integral member of our softball program.”
Garrett is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and a team representative for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). She volunteers through both organizations, as well as with the Aggie softball team, with several charities that include Hard Hats for Little Heads, Aggies CAN and Habitat for Humanity.
Class Star Awards are given by the Texas A&M Class Councils to one student from each class year, in five areas of excellence: Academics, Athletics, Leadership, Service and Spirit. To learn more about Class Councils, visit classcouncils.tamu.edu.
Garrett and the 19th-ranked Aggies (22-9, 2-1 Big 12) host No. 15 Baylor Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Aggie Softball Complex. To learn more about Texas A&M softball, log on to AggieAthletics.com or follow @AggieSoftball on Twitter.