LINDSBORG — The KCAC has announced the IMA Corp. 2014 Women's Golf Champion of Character Award Winners. Freshman Arianna Bryant of the Bethany College women's golf team was named an All-KCAC Champion of Character Award Winner.
Bryant, a freshman engineering major from Las Vegas, Nev., is the daughter of J.R. Bryant and Judi Jones Bryant.
"Arianna is so involved in the campus as well as on the golf team," Bethany coach Jon Daniels said. "She gives of herself every day to help others and she is very deserving of this honor. She thinks of others first and helps any way she is able and does it with enthusiasm."
The All-KCAC Champion of Character Award recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated the five NAIA Champion of Character core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship, and servant leadership in the classroom, field of play and in their approach to life.
Coaches are asked each season to nominate one student-athlete from their team who best demonstrates the NAIA Champions of Character program. The KCAC recognizes one student-athlete on every team throughout 19 conference-sponsored sports.
The criteria for being selected as an All-KCAC Champion of Character student athlete are: a full-time student in good standing; currently participating in a varsity intercollegiate program; one full academic year of full-time status and participation in the varsity intercollegiate sport program; a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher; the nominee has not been ejected for fighting or other sportsmanship reasons during the current season.
Student-athletes may be nominated and receive the Champion of Character award up to three times during their career.