IL Athletes of the Week: (Week of May 6, 2019)


Jaelyn Bedell, Lincoln Blue Tigers & Arianna Watson, Southeast Knights

Two student-athletes from Kansas City Public Schools were nominated for the NAIA – Metro Champions of Char­acter High School Student-Athlete of Character Award. Junior Jaelyn Bedell of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is a two-sport athlete, playing volleyball and track & field for the Blue Tigers. Senior Arianna Watson of Southeast is also nominated after being a standout on the basketball court for the Knights. Both ladies will attend the 6th annual Champions of Character Founda­tion Luncheon on May 6, 2019. (Photos by Ahriyah Moore and Renee Smith)