Conference USA announced its Winter Spirit of Service Award winners Thursday, as UTEP track and field’s Kevin Hewitt was honored to the list.
The award honors student-athletes with significant community service endeavors, good academic standing and participation in their sport.
Hewitt is a political science major and spends his time in the community working with the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank, a local organization dedicated to combating the hunger crisis in the region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food.
The sophomore sprinter is also a Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection with his 3.09 GPA. On the track, Hewitt was a member of the 4×400-meter relay team that captured gold at the C-USA outdoor championships. He also competed in the 2021 NCAA D1 West Preliminaries 4×400, while also competing at nationals in the same event at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.