Julian Larrea had been paired with Sidney Peters for a few weeks as a University of Minnesota volunteer emergency medical technician before Peters mentioned that she was a goaltender on the Gophers women’s hockey team. It came up only because Larrea asked about her other interests.
When Peters was nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award, Larrea learned about it not from his friend Peters but by reading the Gopher athletics Facebook page.
That, Larrea learned, is how Peters is: unassuming, unpretentious and more interested in serving others than bragging about herself. And so Larrea, now studying to be a physician assistant at George Washington University, was delighted to learn that Peters won the Humanitarian Award for outstanding community service and volunteerism.
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