Division II

Award of Excellence: MSU Texas

Last fall, more than 150 Midwestern State student-athletes took part in a spree of kindness, spending more than 400 hours volunteering in their local community and impacting a countless number of people. All the while, they kept one person in mind — former MSU Texas football player Robert Grays, the person whose kindness and positive demeanor inspired them to action. The initiative, which drove various forms of community engagement by each MSU Texas athletics team, earned MSU Texas the 2019 Division II Award of Excellence.

Make-A-Wish: West Chester

On Saturday, February 9, the West Chester Student-Athlete Advisory Committee helped grant their school’s third wish reveal through the Make-A-Wish foundation. In front of a crow more than 1,100, SAAC presented Brody, who is diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension, his wish to go to Disney World with his family this March! They also provided Brody with supplies for a relaxing and fun flight, like new luggage, a WCU Rams t-shirt and a stuffed version of the Rams mascot!

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