Athletes present check to United Way

January 22, 2010

Wayland Baptist University volleyball player Alissa Mitchell (third from right) presents a check for $1,347 to Mary Anna Self, executive director for Plainview Area United Way at Thursday night’s basketball game at Hutcherson Center. Joining Mitchell in the presentation are soccer athletes Aidan Mooney and Brian Merlos (left), cross country runner Catherine Leubner, volleyball players Whitney Bryant and Desiree Luevano and cross country runner Kendra Dunn. The check represents the fall donation for Wayland’s Pioneers United emphasis, which racks up dollars for United Way based on statistics from each of its athletic programs. The donation also includes sales of special Pioneers United shirts created specially in support of the agencies that serve Plainview. United Way agency representatives were on hand for the games and the check presentation.