WCU Athletic Program Presented with Halbrook Award for Highest Graduation Rate

Pictured are (left to right) William Carey University’s athletic director and head basketball coach Steve Knight and Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU. WCU’s athletic program was awarded the David M. Halbrook Award that is given annually by the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities for the highest student-athlete graduation rate – 96 percent – among private colleges and universities in the state of Mississippi. Dr. King recognized Coach Knight and other Carey coaches during the chapel service on October 23 for their outstanding work in encouraging athletes to graduate.