More Than an Athlete
Nov. 1, 2011
Courtesty of annarbor.com
Debbie Williams-Hoak is arguably the best all-around female athlete in the city.
Her credentials? She was a professional golfer on the LPGA Tour and a hall of fame track and field performer at the University of Michigan.
In high school, she was an All-American in basketball, a stand-out in tennis and had the highest bowling average in Ohio in her age group.
Oh, and she's a local legend on the diamond playing her favorite sport: softball.
But her proudest accomplishment has nothing to do with sports: It's making sure underprivileged kids have something under the tree on Christmas morning.
She started the program 16 years ago, and today her group of volunteers helps more than 100 families each holiday season.
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