AC Athletic Department Awards Three Black JacketsFebruary 5, 2004
ANDERSON, S.C. -- The Anderson College athletic department presented three Black Jackets during the AC-Erskine doubleheader Thursday night at the Abney Center. The Black Jacket, the highest honor awarded by the AC athletic department, is awarded annually to individuals who have made major contributions to AC athletics. There are three recipients Thursday night, which increases the total number of members in the Black Jacket Club to nine. Anderson College president Dr. Evans Whitaker and Anderson College athletic director Bobby Beville presented a Black Jackets and a framed certificate to each of the 2004 honorees. -- Peter Perdomo has served the Anderson College athletic department as president of the Trojan Club and as a volunteer assistant coach in softball and basketball. He has helped raise much-needed dollars for the Anderson College athletic department, donated furniture for the Trojan Room, and he has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of Anderson College athletics in the Anderson community. -- Colyer and Allen Parnell of Parco Builders have contributed two major construction projects to the Anderson College athletic department. They built the Presidential Box in the Abney Center and completed a major renovation of the multi-sport locker room in Vandiver Hall. The Presidential Box and the Vandiver locker room are among the best facilities of their type in the country. Their hard work and dedication to quality workmanship has helped move AC athletics to the next level. "We were pleased and excited to honor Peter, Colyer, and Allen tonight," said AC athletic director Bobby Beville. "All three men have made major contributions to our athletic department. Our coaching staff and student-athletes truly appreciate what these three men have done for us."