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WBC's Hendrix and Melton Capture Champions of Character Award

Monday, May 7, 2012

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DAKOTA MELTON AND KARISA HENDRIX
Williams Baptist College has recognized the male and female athletes who best represent Champions of Character throughout the year.

The 2011-12 award winners are Karisa Hendrix and Dakota Melton.

They were chosen for displaying five core values: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Leadership and Sportsmanship.

Certificates were presented to the WBC student-athletes in a ceremony before the first round of the American Midwest Conference softball tournament at Williams.

Hendrix, a former Highland Lady Rebel standout, is a junior from Cherokee Village, majoring in social studies education.

The softball pitcher is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Hendrix of Cherokee Village.

"Karisa is a bright young lady who demonstrates on and off the field what we desire from our athletes," said Jeff Rider, Director of Athletics at WBC.

Melton will graduate with a degree in Christian ministries in May.

The Mountain Home native competed as a pitcher for the Eagles baseball squad.

He is the son of Theresa Melton and the late Philip Melton of Mountain Home.

"Dakota has been a leader on this campus, representing respect and sportsmanship towards fellow students, professors, and staff," said Rider.



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