Houston Welcomes Newest Cougar - 9 YO Nicholas Hickey

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Sampson and the Cougars are working with Nicholas and his family through Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization, which looks to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.

Diagnosed with epilepsy, apraxia of speech and autism, Nicholas faces challenges in communication verbally but remains a happy, young man, who enjoys playing any sports with a ball with his siblings.

After signing his name to the agreement, Nicholas played basketball with some of his new Cougar teammates and enjoyed taking photos with spirit group members.

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Class move. Makes me proud to pull for these guys. Great ambassadors for the university…and better human beings. Go Nicholas! Average a triple double!

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Awesome! Makes me even more proud to be a Cougar.


That’s terrific!