McPherson College was recently honored by being named an NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution for 2012-13.
The Bulldogs received a score of 74 out of, placing them in the top third of NAIA schools.
Institutions are measured on a demonstrated commitment to Champions of Character and earned points in character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition and character promotion.
Institutions earned points based on exceptional student-athlete grade point averages and by obtaining zero ejections during competition throughout the course of the academic year.
The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, along with seven other conferences, received the Champions of Character Five-Star Conferences award with 100 percent of their member schools making the grade.