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Sharwil Bell Is Finalist For Prestigious Jostens Trophy

Publication Date: 3/1/2012

Rhodes senior forward Sharwil Bell is a finalist for the national Jostens Trophy honoring the most outstanding men′s and women′s Division III basketball players of the year.

The award is presented by the Rotary Club of Salem, Va. and is based on basketball ability, academic prowess and community service. The trophy models the Rotary International motto of “Service Above Self” by recognizing those who truly fit the ideal of the well-rounded Division III student-athlete. This year’s class marks the 15th year the award has been presented.

Winners will be notified by March 8.

Bell also has been selected to First Team Academic All American by the College Sports Information Directors of America.


Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences. It aspires to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.

Tags: Athletics, Honors, Students


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