Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center Champions of Character High School Award
The Champions of Character® High School Award sponsored by Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center recognizes the Kansas City Metro area high school student-athletes who best exemplify the five Champions of Character core values (Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Sportsmanship and Servant Leadership) in athletic competition and everyday life.
Each Kansas City metro area high school may nominate ONE student-athlete for this award. The nominee will be recognized at the NAIA Champions of Character Foundation Luncheon. One overall award winner will be chosen from all nominations and receive a $500 scholarship.
Nominate your athlete: https://www.naia.org/cocluncheon/nominate-hs-student-athlete
Past Champions of Character® High School Award Winners
2021 – Ryan Thompson (Rockhurst HS)
2020 – Isaac “Ike” Riggs (Midway HS)
2019 – Jacob Dodd (Raytown South HS)
2017-18 – Baylie Andersen (Lee’s Summit West HS)
2016 – McKenzie Weber (Blue Valley Southwest HS)
2015 – Leticia Rodriguez (Cristo Rey HS)
2014 – Bianca & Francesca Viazolli (Blue Valley West HS)
2013 – Nate Mohler (Bishop Miege HS)