Trinity SAAC Wins "Change for the Better" Competition

Trinity SAAC Wins "Change for the Better" Competition

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office announced today that the Trinity University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is the winner of the league's "Change For The Better" campaign.

Approved by the SCAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in 2015, the "Change for the Better" contest allows each member institution to collect as much change as possible from fans, parents and students in support of a chosen charity over the course of one week during the conference basketball season.

All of the league's eight Student-Athlete Advisory Committees participated in this year's effort with a total of $2588.81 raised for various charitable organizations. The amount raised this year represents a 146 percent increase over last year's inaugural effort.

Trinity won the 2018 competition with a total of $1050.59 raised for The Children's Hospital of San Antonio.

For more information about where the donations will go, as well as information about how you can help these organizations, use the links below.

The results, with the school's chosen charity, are listed below:

  1. Trinity - Children's Hospital of San Antonio ($1050.59)
  2. Colorado College - Children's Hospital of Colorado ($575.51)
  3. Texas Lutheran - Special Olympics of Central Texas ($268.41)
  4. Schreiner - Hill Country Youth Ranch ($214.50)
  5. Austin College - Grayson County Children's Advocacy Center ($164.36)
  6. Southwestern - Puck Sam's Leukemia ($154.00)
  7. Centenary - Special Olympics of Shreveport ($115.07)
  8. Dallas - Special Olympics ($46.37)

Since the inception of the Change for the Better competition in 2016, more than $5,300 has been raised for various charities throughout the conference.