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Booker named to the SEC Community Service Team

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Booker named to the SEC Community Service Team

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback goalkeeper Jackie Booker was recognized for her dedication to Northwest Arkansas as the Southeastern Conference announced its sixth annual women’s soccer Community Service Team. Booker is one of 11 soccer student-athletes from around the conference honored for service in their respective communities.Booker, a Fayetteville, Ark., native, is a member of the University of Arkansas’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which participated in the SEC’s Together We CAN drive to support local food banks earlier this fall. She is also a member of Gamma Beta Phi and the Golden Key International Honor Society.She stays active in the community by participating in Read Across America (reading at local elementary schools), Champs League (sports organization for children with various disabilities), Sweat Hawgs (participation in local PE classes) and Senior Center Valentines Day (visiting a local senior community center). Booker has also volunteered her time to set up for the Walk for Juvenile Diabetes and walk in the March of Dimes.Her reach extends beyond Northwest Arkansas with a mission trip to Honduras as part of Arkansas Athlete Outreach.

Booker remains a champion in the classroom, too. She was named to the 2007 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll and earned a spot on the 2006-07 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. As a kinesiology major, Booker carries a 4.0 grade point average.



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