The courts in Washington might object to this award.
Washington State linebacker Logan Tago was given the CCE Group Involvement Award Thursday after he accomplished 240 civil engagement hours this previous fall. Whereas the Washington State web site says Tago “volunteered,” the service was really court-ordered.
Tago accepted a plea deal final January for a third-degree assault cost after he allegedly took one other man’s six pack of beer and hit the sufferer within the head in June 2016, The Seattle Instances reported.
As a part of the plea deal, he was ordered to served 30 days in Whitman County jail, pay $800 in fines and carry out 240 hours of group service.
The senior linebacker was additionally briefly suspended by the college.
His suspension was lifted in November 2016 after the WSU student-conduct board reevaluated its procedures following a courtroom choice that went in opposition to the college’s conduct course of. Tago was in a position to return to observe and performed within the workforce’s last two video games in 2016.
Tago appeared in all 13 video games for the Cougars this 12 months, recording 24 tackles.
It is unclear why the college selected to award the linebacker who did not have a selection when it got here to finishing his group service hours.