Dubbert receives Character award
STERLING – Trey Dubbert, a six foot, one inch junior guard for the Sterling mens basketball team recently received the KCAC Champion of Character Student-Athlete of the Year Award.
The KCAC Champion of Character Student-Athlete of the Year Award was developed by the KCAC Champions of Character Committee to recognize significant contributions of a student-athlete who excels in the classroom, athletics, and community.
Trey is the son of Dave and Jeri Dubbert, and graduated from St. John's Catholic High School. He missed the last six games of this years season at Sterling, due to a finger injury. In the 2017-18 season, Trey contributed 205 points from 22 games played, shooting a 39.8 percent ppg average on two point field goals with 64 and a 30.7 percent ppg average on three pointers with 23 for a total 88.5 percent shooting average.
Each KCAC institution has one representative on the conference-level Champions of Character Committee. The committee members voted on the award based on the pool of nominees. Each KCAC institution is able to select one nominee from their institution to be considered for the award. Representatives cannot vote for nominees from their institution.
Dubbert will now be entered to win the all conference award available to one student athlete, chosen from all sporting events from all of the NAIA colleges.
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.
The KCAC Champion of Character Medallion Award recognizes continuing student-athletes who have participated in intercollegiate athletics for a minimum of one full academic year.
ecipients need to have demonstrated the Champion of Character core values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership.
riteria for being selected for the All-KCAC Champions of Character Medallion:
. Identified as a full-time student in good standing
. Be currently participating in a varsity intercollegiate program
. One full academic year of full-time status and participation in the varsity intercollegiate sport program
. Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
. Students may be nominated and receive the COC Award up to 3 times during their career, provided the above criteria are met
. The nominee has not been ejected for fighting or other sportsmanship reasons during the current sport season.
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