Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Greenberg Named to SEC Community Service Team

uklogo 300BIRMINGHAM Ala. (12/7/13) - For the second consecutive season senior Jessi Greenberg is Kentucky's selection to the Southeastern Conference's Community Service Team it was announced this week.

Greenberg has compiled more than 100 hours of community service throughout her tenure in the Blue and White. Her work includes spending the summer of 2013 as a volunteer at the Salvation Army's Boys and Girls club. She spent five hours a day with the children approximately 3-4 days a week.

Furthermore, she has given her time to other various projects such as the Hope Lodge, the Salvation Army with a local church, Southland. An active volunteer with the local schools in Lexington, Greenberg has offered time for evens ranging from Read Across America, neighborhood volunteer for after school programs, walk-a-child to school day or assisting with cross country practices.

She's spent every summer since she began as a freshman being a leading camp counselor at UK's prestigious volleyball camps including all-skills, individual position camps, team camps and middle school camps. Greenberg also offers her time helping coach local youth clubs.

Additionally, she was a lead organizer to promote coach John Calipari's votes for the charity challenge sponsored by ESPN.  She has also represented the Kentucky volleyball team as the Student Athletic Advisory Committee representative for the last two seasons.

Greenberg also excels in the classroom with a cumulative grade point average of 3.9 and a dual-major working towards degrees in both marketing and integrated strategic communications. She is expected to graduate a semester early with a graduation date of December 2013. In 2013, she was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team in addition to earning All-SEC Academic team honors in each of her three seasons at Kentucky.

UK returns to the court when it hosts the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Tournament Dec. 6-7. The Wildcats take on Duquesne at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday following the matchup with Michigan State and Ohio at 5 p.m. ET. The winners of the two matches will meet on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET for the right to advance to the Lexington Regional.

Kentucky's Memorial Coliseum will play host to the NCAA Regionals Dec. 13-14. The regional will get underway Dec. 13, with semifinal contests at 5 and 7 p.m. ET, while the regional final will commence Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. UK is one of four sites selected for the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matchups with one team advancing to the Final Four in Seattle, Wash., from the Lexington Region. This marks the second time in three seasons Memorial Coliseum will host this premier volleyball event. Tickets for the event are available now at UKathletics.com/tickets.

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

UPDATE - Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Owensboro Pharmacy

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — After determining that more than 50,000 prescription pills were illegally distributed,… Read More

Transportation Cabinet Resolves Failed Manhole Issue on Kentucky 2121/Southtown Boulevard

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — Work has ramped up this week to remedy problems caused by a failed manhole along the… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 21, 2014 6539

Muhlenberg Task Force on Trail of Home…

in News by Wes Miller
August 20, 2014 4153

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 19, 2014 3944

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 3856

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 3851

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 4153

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 21, 2014 2176

Pedestrian Struck on East Arch Street,…

in Top Stories by Officer Ryan Clark
August 20, 2014 2160

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 1522

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1312

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 19, 2014 3944

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 3851

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood
August 19, 2014 2174

Owensboro Police Department to Host…

in News by Michael Hathaway
August 19, 2014 1578

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign…

in News by Officer Michael Hathaway
August 20, 2014 1527

OCTC Faculty Earns National Honor

in News by Bernie Hale

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 19, 2014 3856

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 3381

Drakesboro Woman Injured When Tree Falls…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 21, 2014 2496

UPDATE: Injuries Sustained in Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 20, 2014 2301

Deterioration of Caney Station Cemetery…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 2145

Central City Lions Club Charity Auction…

in Top Stories by Dean Rowe

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06