As a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Missouri Baptist University Athletics Department is proud to boast the distinction of being a NAIA Champions of Character program. As a Champions of Character program, the Athletics Department participates in various aspects of character-driven training and service. Each MBU athletic team completes at least one service project in the community during each year.
Here are some ways in which MBU Athletics has already served the community during the 2015-16 academic year...
- Read to local youth at Highcroft Elementary in Chesterfield, Mo., Rose Elementary in St. Louis and Parkview Elementary in Columbia, Ill.
- Created and packed meals to feed children and families in need in one of over 50 countries around the world, as part of the Feed My Starving Children "MobilePack" event
- Raised funds and packed boxes in support of Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan's Purse
- Set to volunteer at the Power Soccer Tournament on February 13th and 14th at Lindenwood University
-Contributed in putting on a free lacrosse clinic at the Loyola Academy in St. Louis as a part of the Michael Sennett Count on Me Foundation, which provides scholarships, mentoring, and lacrosse instruction to economically disadvantaged youth in the St. Louis metro area.
Men's and Women's Wrestling
-Set to volunteer and work at the MSHSAA Wrestling Districts hosted at John Burroughs High School on Feb. 12 and Feb. 13