Community service

Six UdeL student-athletes recognized by the ACC for their community service

The annual Atlantic Coast Conference Top Six Award for Community Service is presented annually to six student-athletes from each institution.

University of Louisville student-athletes Kaylee Wheeler, Kathryn Schneider, Ashley Osborne, Bradley Sample, Kaden Kozlowski and Dawson Orlowski were named Top Six winners for Atlantic Coast Conference community service.

The Top Six for Service is awarded annually on each institutional campus. The criteria for this award is determined by each individual school recognizing student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding community service and community relations. To be eligible for this award, each student-athlete logs hours at community service events and programs.

Swimmer Kaylee Wheeler works primarily with adaptive sports and programs, served as an undergraduate research assistant at the University of Louisville Research, and volunteered with the Department of Disabilities. This is his second appearance on the top six awards list.

Field hockey player Katie Schneider has acted as varsity mentors for children and logged hours at national events for Girls and Women in Sport and Martin Luther King Day initiatives.

Lacrosse player Ashley Osborne has been active with Bless The Block (Change Today, Change Tomorrow), Operationa Brightside Clean Up, Martin Luther King Day initiatives as well as the Jack O’ Lantern Stroll.

Male football player Bradley Sample has spent hours at the Family Scholar House and games, playing Churchill Park Elementary and mentoring students. He has also been involved in Martin Luther King Day initiatives, adaptive sports programming, and was a student mentor at Newburg Middle School.

Kaden Kozlowski, a member of the UofL Mixed Cheer Team, has been active in adaptive sports, Thanksgiving meal packing and delivery, MLK initiatives, and served as a swim meet timekeeper.

Dawson Orlowski, a member of UdeL’s mixed cheering team, is committed to ensuring inclusion through adapted sports. He helped with buying, packing, and delivering Thanksgiving meals. He has participated in Martin Luther King Day initiatives, acted as a swim meet timer, and participated in the Feed the West (Change Today, Change Tomorrow) program.