Wednesday, December 14, 2005
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State senior football player Fred Burnette is this week's featured HCA-Ohio Valley Conference Student Athlete of the Week. Burnette, a wide receiver from Brownsville, recently completed his career for the Tigers. Sponsored by HCA's TriStar Family of Hospitals, a student-athlete from the league 11-member schools who is making a difference in his or her community will be featured during the course of the 2005-06 academic year. Burnette is a member of the Student Teacher Education Association and also tutors middle school students. Burnette is involved in the Adopt-A-Family program for Christmas and participates in the SAAC canned food drive. In addition, he is a member of TSU's FCA chapter and speaks to middle school students on the value of education.