Champions of Character
Foundation Awards Luncheon
Past Winners

Keynote Speakers

Jerry Colangelo
2016
Jerry Colangelo 
Managing Director of
USA Basketball

Dayton Moore
2015
Dayton Moore
Manager for the Kansas
City Royals
Kansas City, Mo.
Tom Watson
2014
Tom Watson
Professional Golfer
Kansas City, Mo.
Tom Osborne
2013
Tom Osborne
Legendary Football Coach
Hastings, Neb.

Team of Character

Lee's Summit North Men's Tennis Team
2016
Lee's Summit North
Men's Tennis Team
Lee's Summit, Mo.

Company of Character

Searcy Financial  Services
2016
Searcy Financial Services
Overland Park, Kan.
Geiger Ready-Mix 
2014

Geiger Ready-Mix
Leavenworth, Kan.
Curry Association Management
2013
Curry Association Management
Kansas City, Mo. 

Coach of Character

Kristi Williams
2016
Kristi Williams

Blue Springs South High School
Blue Springs, Mo.
Wiley Wright
2015
Wiley Wright

Shawnee Mission East
High School
Boys Swimming
Prairie Village, Kan.

2014
Tim Callaghan
West High School
Football and Track
Overland Park, Kan.
Tricia Lillygren
2013
Tricia Lillygren

Lee's Summit North High School
Girls Basketball 
Lee's Summit, Mo.

High School Student-Athlete of Character

McKenzie Weber
2016
McKenzie Weber

Blue Valley Southwest High School
Overland Park, Kan.
Leticia Rodriguez
2015
Leticia Rodriguez

Cristo Rey Kansas City High School
Kansas City, Mo.
Bianca Viazolli
2014
Bianca Viazolli
Blue Valley West High School
Stillwell, Kan.
Francesca Viazzoli
2014

Francesca Viazzoli
Blue Valley West High School
Stillwell, Kan.
Nate Mohler 
2013

Nate Mohler
Bishop Miege High School
Kansas City, Mo.

College Student-Athlete of Character

Mico Janicijevic
2016
Mico Janicijevic
Missouri Baptist University
St. Louis, Mo.
Tyler Keith
2015
Tyler Keith
Mount Mercy University
Cross Country
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Nathane Simniok
2014

Nathane Simniok
College of the Ozarks
Cross Country
Point Lookout, Mo.
Darcy Mascotti
2013

Darcy Mascotti
University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, Ky.
Danielle 
2013

Danielle Hoop
University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, Ky.

Citizens of Character


2015

Michael Wheeler
Johnson County, Kan.

2014

Paul Barnds
Johnson County, Kan.

2013
Bill Stueck
Kansas City, Mo.