Senior Lauren Evans capped her senior regular season with conference honors as the Southeastern Conference announced its 2021 volleyball community service team on Wednesday.
Evans has been a mainstay of Arkansas community service since arriving on campus in 2018. She regularly volunteers at youth events in the Northwest Arkansas community, such as the Special Olympics. of Youth, the tour of NWA Children’s Hospital and with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Day in Fayetteville.
Evans also participates in the Book Hogs and Healthy Hogs programs in Arkansas, which use visits and student-athlete engagement to encourage local elementary school students to read, get active, and live healthy lifestyles.
Beyond her contributions with the youth of Northwest Arkansas, she also wrote letters to Mountain Home Nursing Home, participated in the Razorback Canned Food Drive, and volunteered for the Salvation Army. .
Evans is chair of the Arkansas Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and has helped organize events like Gratitude Week, Razorback Trunk or Treat Event, and NCAA Inclusion Week at the Most on the heels of his senior volleyball season.