Champions of Character

Champions of Character Award

REGION XIX CHAMPION OF CHARACTER AWARDS

 

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Nominations for the Champion of Character Institutional Award and the Team Awards will be submitted by member institutions to the Chair of the Awards Nominating Committee by June 15th Nominations will be reviewed by the Ad hoc Committee and the top nomination packages will be selected.  Award winners will be announced at the Annual Meeting in the Fall..

 

Champion of Character Institutional Award

 

A.       Nominating Procedure

 

1.       Any Region XIX member institution in good standing may submit a nomination package to the Chair of the Awards Nominating Committee by June 15th.

2.                Complete nomination packages must be signed by the Athletic Director and postmarked no later than June 15th.

3.                The required supporting materials must include:

a.                  How the institution intentionally implements the Champion of Character philosophy in the intercollegiate athletic program.

b.                 A listing of the on-campus and community leadership and involvement efforts of student-athletes and staff.

c.                  Any supporting letters from off-campus entities.

d.                  Ejection/Y-R Card report.

e.                   Technical Foul report

 

B.        Criteria for Selection

 

1.                 The nominee demonstrates clearly outstanding results in character development of its student-athletes and coaches by embracing the true spirit of competition through the five core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship.

2.                 The nominee demonstrates outstanding involvement in the community, which results in positive character development through sport.

 

C.       Selection Procedures

 

1.                 Nominations should be sent to the Chair, Awards Nominating Committee no later than June 15th.

2.                 The Awards Nominating Committee (Ad hoc) will review all nominations and choose the most outstanding package.

3.                  The Region XIX Champion of Character Institutional Award winner will be announced at the Annual Region XIX Fall Meeting.

 

D.       Nature of Award

 

 1.                 The recipient will receive a perpetual plaque with the institution's name engraved 

             upon it as that year's award winner.

2.                 The plaque will remain at the institution until the following year's Annual Meeting.

 

AAC Champion of Character Team Award

 

A.       Nominating Procedure

 

1.                 Any Region XIX member institution in good standing may submit a nomination package to the Chair of the Awards Nomination Committee by June 15th.

2.                 Complete nomination packages must be signed by the Athletic Director and postmarked no later than June 15th each year.

3.                 The required supporting materials must include:

a.                  How the team intentionally implements the Champion of Character philosophy in their intercollegiate athletic program.

b.                 A listing of the on-campus and/or community leadership and involvement efforts of the team.

c.                  Any supporting letters from on or off-campus entities.

 

B.        Criteria for Selection

 

1.                 The team nominee clearly demonstrates outstanding results in character development of its student-athletes and coaches by embracing the true spirit of competition through the five core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership and sportsmanship.

2.                 The team nominee demonstrates outstanding involvement in the community, which results in positive character development through sport.

 

C.       Selection Procedures

 

1.                 Nominations should be sent to the Chair, Awards Nominating Committee no later than June 15th.

2.                 The Awards Nominating Committee (Ad hoc) will review all nominations and choose the most outstanding package.

3.                  The Region XIX Champion of Character winners will be announced at the Region XIX Annual Fall Meeting.

 

 

 

D.       Nature of Award

 

1.                 The recipient will receive a Region XIX Champions of Character plaque with a slot available for a team photo to be included by the winning team.


Approved: 5/01/08
Last Revised: 6/03/10
 
Past Recipients:
 
Champions of Character Team Award -
2012-13 - Mercer County Community College Cross Country
2011-12 - Passaic County Community College Women's Basketball
2010-11 - Ocean County College Women's Basketball
 
Champions of Character Institutional Award -
2012-13 - Ocean County College & Brookdale Community College
2011-12 - Montgomery County Community College
2010-11 - Brookdale Community College