May 12, 2009
Birmingham, Ala -- The Southeastern Conference sponsors Community Service Teams for all 20 league sports. The SEC Community Service Team looks to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to her community in superior service efforts. The 2009 SEC Women's Track & Field Community Service Team follows, and Tennessee sophomore thrower Holly Kane is a member of that squad. Kane hails from Knoxville, Tenn., and is a graduate of Karns High School.
Holly Kane, Tennessee
Kane assisted with 2008 Punt, Pass & Kick with UT Sport Management Club, participated in Donor Thankathon, distributed popsicles to students on pedestrian walkway, and was a Career Fair helper. The Knoxville, Tenn. native also aided the coordination of a canned food drive, volunteered at West Hills and Clinton Elementary Schools as well as at Grace Christian Academy, participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes Teams for Tots, SAAC Holiday Dinner, Dance Marathon fund-raiser and Dr. Suess reading program. Kane also worked with TNJN.com, a cutting edge electronic journalism program at UT and served on Karns Community Fair planning committee. She was also named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll for 2007-08, had a top-10 student-athlete GPA for fall 2008 and was designated Summa Cum Laude for spring and fall 2008.