May 20, 2013
Patrick Savage has been named to the Southeastern Conference 2013 Baseball Community Service Team, it was announced on Monday.
Savage, a redshirt junior from Suwanee, Ga., has been very active in the Auburn and surrounding communities over his four years at Auburn. He has participated in the Pricewaterhouse Coopers Intern Community Service Day at Clarkston High School in Atlanta, doing campus cleanup and facilities painting. Through the same program he has done home renovations, cleanup and painting in Birmingham.
Auburn's designated hitter, he has helped in the Toys for Tots in Norcross, Ga., with the collection and separation of inventory and volunteered at the Feed 5000 Drive through 12 Stone Church in Buford, Ga. He was a part of the Christmas Caravan, the Strike Out Cancer 5K and the Beat Bama Food Drive.
In previous years he has volunteered at the Lee County Humane Society, played games with the children and read books at Storybook Farms and aided in tornado relief and cleanup in Auburn. He has also mentored a child at Atlanta Union Mission and visited with patients at UAB Children's Hospital.
The SEC supports a Community Service Team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports. The Community Service Team looks to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to his community in superior service efforts.
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