News · 2019 Northern Lakes Conference Sportsmanship Summit


WINONA LAKE, Ind. – Grace College and Director of Athletics Chad Briscoe welcomed student-athletes from the high schools of the Northern Lakes Conference for a Sportsmanship Summit on Monday.

Student-athletes from the NLC schools attended the summit, which was designed to educate student-athletes about sportsmanship and character training in athletics.

“We are pleased to be a part of building character at the high school level through the Sportsmanship Summit,” Briscoe said. “We hope it served as a great opportunity to educate and reinforce character education and to help promote the importance of sportsmanship for each student-athlete.”

Student-athletes from the NLC spent the day together working in groups to discuss and challenge one another in sportsmanship and character-building opportunities in the athletic realm. The students worked in team-building opportunities to promote camaraderie among the schools in the conference and create various mission statements for the NLC.

The Sportsmanship Summit featured sessions from Roger Grossman, Joey Graham and Briscoe. Grace student-athletes Martin Schiele and Kye Barrett also shared encouraging words to the NLC students.

Concord participants were Kiran Stauffer, Devine Johnson, Jada Swanson, Madison Copsey, Sophia Trout, Thomas Burkert, Zaven Koltookian, Dalton Swinehart.