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Bhreagh Burke and Jonathan Peverill win AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Awards

Bhreagh Burke and Jonathan Peverill win AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Awards

Bhreagh Burke and Jonathan Peverill, from the Saint Mary's Huskies, were named this year's recipients of the AUS Student-Athlete Community Service Awards.

Burke, a first-year international development student from Halifax, N.S., earned bronze in the women's 1500m run and finished fifth in the women's 1000m run. 

Burke was recognized for her volunteer efforts which include working as an ambassador for international students, as well as collecting donations for Feed Nova Scotia. She has also volunteered her time with We Day as well as with the Pathways to Education annual prom dress event.

Peverill, a commerce student from Lower Sackville, N.S., won gold at this year's championship as a member of the 4x800m relay team. Individually, he earned a bronze medal in the men's 1000m run and narrowly missed the podium in the men's 1500m run, placing fourth.

Peverill volunteers his time with an array of initiatives, both on and off the Saint Mary's campus. He is a member of the Varsity Council and the Student-Athlete Mentorship Program. He is a volunteer for the Huskies Super Auction as well as the Saint Mary's University Alumni Golf Tournament.

He has also volunteered with Run Nova Scotia and as a coach for a local junior high school's soccer and hockey teams.