St. Thomas Aquinas College Named the 2010 Recipient of the ECC Community Cup
Rockville Centre, N.Y. - The St. Thomas Aquinas College athletic department is the recipient of the 2010 Community Cup which is presented to the institution in that tallies the most number of community service and community engagement hours per student-athlete.
The Spartans averaged 15.2 community service hours per student-athlete during the 2009-10 academic year. From Sports Clinics to midnight runs to wrapping Christmas presents, the St. Thomas Aquinas student-athletes donated their time to the community that supports them. Department-wide events like the SIDS walk and relay for life helped to rack in over 1000 hours while individual teams and student-athletes donated time at Dance-A-Thons and Senior Centers, among 17 other events.
The Spartans were recognized at the East Coast Conference Awards Dinner where they received the community cup as well as a $500 grant for 2010-2011.