Weathersby Named To SEC Community Service Team

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Scott Weathersby was named to the SEC Community Service Team this week.
Scott Weathersby was named to the SEC Community Service Team this week.

May 21, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. – Right-handed pitcher Scott Weathersby has been named as the Ole Miss representative to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team the league office has announced with the release of its annual service team.

Weathersby is one of 14 baseball student-athletes selected for recognition for his service efforts in the Ole Miss and Oxford communities and around the country. The Hattiesburg, Mississippi, native has been an active member of the community since setting foot on campus while also maintaining a service presence in Hattiesburg and in his travels around the United States.

He has served as a representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee on campus at Ole Miss and has been a heavily involved in community outreach projects on campus and in town, earning him the distinction of being named the Male Community Service Athlete of the Year at Ole Miss. He also helped plan the Rebels Choice Awards on campus.

Weathersby has been a regular volunteer with the Reading with the Rebels program and visited local elementary schools to read with students and promote literacy. He has also participated in book drives at Della Davidson Middle School.

The junior has also helped with the SEC’s Together We Can Food Drive to stock local food pantries. He has also been active in the Books and Bears Christmas fundraiser for area families and participated in the Adopt-A-Basket program to help feed local families at Thanksgiving. Weathersby also volunteered at the Fall Festival at Oxford High School.

He has worked with area youth in promoting exercise and physical activity with the Bats and Balls Clinic in Oxford and been an active participant in the local Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter. Through FCA, Weathersby also traveled to California and worked with area youth as he witnessed to them and helped develop their spiritual relationships through baseball.

Weathersby has also visited St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital as a part of his community outreach efforts.

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