For the third time in as many years, the Auburn University at Montgomery athletic department has received the Champions of Character Five Star Award, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced recently. The Warhawks earned 73 points on its 2011-12 Champions of Character Scorecard, ranking fifth among members of the Southern States Athletic Conference.
"I am extremely proud of our coaching staff and our student-athletes in the recognition of this award," AUM Athletic Director Steve Crotz said. "The coaches at AUM embrace the teaching of life skills and five core values of the NAIA Champions of Character. This honor rewards the success of our student-athletes in their academic performance, on the field sportsmanship and community outreach involvement. I am proud of the commitment to the development of the total person by our dedicated staff."
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Reporting by Tim Lutz