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DWU named NAIA Champion of Character institution

Thursday, December 5, 2013

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University has been named an NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution for the 2012-13 academic year, it was announced recently by the NAIA, the NAIA Character Advisory Committee and the National Office.

The Champions of Character program measures an institution’s commitment to promoting the NAIA’s Champions of Character motto. Points are given to each institution based on character training and development; conduct in competition; academic focus; character recognition and character promotion.

Dakota Wesleyan was one of 217 institutions recognized across the nation. Ten of the schools in the Great Plains Athletic Conference were also recognized as Champions of Character institutions.

Dakota Wesleyan promotes the message of the Champions of Character program by practicing good sportsmanship in practice and games as well as a variety of service projects. The Tigers read to students, pump gas, clean up the Mitchell area and participate in other service projects throughout the year.



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