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Wichita, Kan. - The All-KCAC Champion of Character Award recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated the five core Champion of Character values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership in their approach to life, the classroom, and the field of play.

  

Each season, coaches are asked to nominate one student-athlete from their team who best exemplifies the core values of the NAIA Champions of Character program.  In the sport of Indoor Track and Field, the KCAC is pleased to announce the following ten men and women who have been selected by their head coaches to receive this important award.

      

Bethany College: Amy Bosley & Ethan Linden

  

Bethel College: Emily Gundy & Jared Reiger (Not Pictured)

  

Friends University: Tina Clausen & Peyton Wade

  

Kansas Wesleyan University: Hillary Callaway & Jason Berry

  

McPherson College: Cathy Lowry & Josh Dunback

  

Ottawa University: Janelle Bailey & Tyler Gude

 

  

University of Saint Mary: Samantha Winter & Omar Delgado

  

Southwestern College: Sydnee Nelson & Frank Adelman

 

  

Sterling College: Heather Simpson & Chris Penner

  

Tabor College: Makenzie King & Jacob Heil

    

The criteria for being selected an all Kansas Collegiate Champion of Character student-athlete are as follows:

1: Identified as a full-time student in good standing

2: Currently participating in a varsity intercollegiate program

3: One full academic year of full-time status and participation in the varsity intercollegiate sport program

4: Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher

5: Students may be nominated and receive the Champion of Character Award up to three times during their career, provided the above criteria are met.

  

 

About All-KCAC Champions of Character Awards Program

The All-KCAC Champion of Character Award recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated the five core Champion of Character values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership in their approach to life, the classroom, and the field of play.  The KCAC recognizes one student-athlete on every team throughout 19 conference-sponsored sports.  Additionally, the Champion of Character Student-Athlete of the Year will be presented to one male student-athlete and one female student-athlete during the KCAC Sport Management Conference. This year's honors will be awarded August 6, 2013 at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.

 

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