C-USA Winter Spirit of Service Honorees Recognized

Laticia Watson
April 7, 2016

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced the 14 student-athletes that will receive the C-USA Winter Spirit of Service Award today with Laticia Watson representing Louisiana Tech.

The C-USA Spirit of Service Award recognizes the community service efforts of the league's student-athletes, based upon significant public service, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport. The Spirit of Service Award will be presented three times throughout the season, with today's honorees representing Conference USA's winter sports: men's and women's basketball, women's swimming and diving, and men's and women's indoor track and field.

Watson serves as the social media and public relations chair for SAAC. She also organized the track student-athletes' volunteer efforts at the Ruston Peach Festival, Wiggin' Out -- Cancer Benefits and Awareness (Gala) Community Organization, the Alpine Retirement Home and as mentors at Ruston High School. A native of Gonzales, Louisiana, Watson is a marketing major. She holds the school record for pentathlon points, scored during the 2015 C-USA Indoor Track & Field Championships.

K'Vonte Scott, Charlotte, Men's Track & Field
Valerie Inghels, FIU, Women's Swimming & Diving
Katherine Wright, Florida Atlantic, Women's Basketball
Laticia Watson, Louisiana Tech, Women's Track & Field
Terrence Thompson, Marshall, Men's Basketball
Reggie Upshaw Jr., Middle Tennessee, Men's Basketball
Ashley Payne, North Texas, Women's Swimming & Diving
Aaron Bacote, Old Dominion, Men's Basketball
Alyssa Lang, Rice, Women's Basketball
Lashyra Cotton, Southern Miss, Women's Basketball
Fatoumata (Fanta) Diabate, UAB, Women's Track & Field
Carmeasha Turner, UTEP, Women's Basketball
Niaga Mitchell-Cole, UTSA, Women's Basketball
Kendall Noble, WKU, Women's Basketball



For complete coverage of Tech Track and Field and Cross Country, please follow @LATechTandF on Twitter or visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.


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