Manny Adeyeye, left, receiving the award from Susan Brucculeri.
Fordham Football Senior Manny Adeyeye received this year's Kiwanis-sponsored Student-Athlete Community Service Award at the University's 83rd Annual Block F Dinner. The award was presented by Susan Brucculeri, past president of Fordham Kiwanis and Gabelli School administrator.
Manny fulfilled his academic and athletic responsibilities while also finding time to perform countless community service projects. These projects include visiting with students at the Eagle Academy he helps with their homework and serves as a role model.
Manny also volunteers for the overnight work shift at a local homeless shelter and has assisted with soup kitchen meal preparation at Crestor Avenue Baptist Church. He participated in Special Olympics projects and the Fordham Football Team's Annual "Be the Match" Bone Marrow Registry drive inspired by the life saving message of bone marrow recipient Joseph Solimine, Past Lt. Governor of the Bronx-Westchester South Kiwanis Division.
(Posted May 11, 2017)