St. John Bosco student to be recognized

BELLFLOWER - St. John Bosco student-athlete Wedge Molthen will be among the honorees at the CIF Southern Section's ninth annual Jim Staunton Champions for Characters dinner Oct. 1 at the Queen Mary in Long Beach.The dinner recognizes students, schools and administrators for following CIF's Pursing Victory with Honor program, which emphasizes winning and losing with character. "It is humbling to read the accomplishments of our honorees," said Rob Wigod, commissioner of athletics for the CIF Southern Section. "We are honored to recognize these outstanding individuals. They exemplify our commitment to sportsmanship, character and to Pursuing Victory with Honor." The program is named after former commissioner Dr. Jim Staunton, who was instrumental in the inception and growth of the program, which has been adopted by school boards throughout the state, including the Downey Unified School District.

********** Published: September 20, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 23