The Orange Empire Conference Character Champion Award
Each year, the Orange Empire Conference names one male and female student athlete from each member college to the Character Champion Team while naming overalll winners of the Character Champion Award. The award is given to the student athlete who displays the following values; sportsmanship, respect, caring, fairness, civility, honesty, integrity and responsibility shown through a specific action, ideally directed toward an opponent during competition. The criteria also includes the action of putting the team and teammates before oneself while acting as a positive role model. The inaugural award was given out following the 2009-10 academic year.
Below is the list of 2011-12 OEC Character Champions.
Male Character Champions of the Year
Samuel White - Fullerton College
Kevin Ringuette – Irvine Valley College
Female Character Champions of the
Rachel Burke – Santiago Canyon College
Melanie Kashanchi – Irvine Valley College
|Jake Clark||Cypress||Naomi Perkins||Cypress|
|Emmett Kellogg||Golden West||Emma Sheehan||Fullerton|
|Andrew Cruikshank||Orange Coast||Jade Morton||Golden West|
|Kevin Wright||Riverside City||Jessica Aguilera||Orange Coast|
|Remy Conaster||Saddleback||Christine Luna||Riverside City|
|Andy Peterson||Santa Ana||Elizabeth Tepe||Saddleback|
|Daniel Jones||Santiago Canyon||Hannah Tucker||Santa Ana|