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Character Counts

Character Counts! Are You A Person Of Character?


A person of character...

  • Lives according to the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and good citizenship.
  • Is a good person, someone to look up to and admire
    • Knows the difference between right and wrong and always tries to do what is right.
  • Sets a good example for everyone.
    • Makes the world a better place.
  • Is honest. 
    • Does not deceive, cheat or steal
  • Is reliable. 
    • Does what they say they will do. 
    • Has the courage to do the right thing.
  • Has built a good reputation.
    • Is loyal.
      • Stands by their family, friends and country
    • Treats others with respect; follows the Golden Rule
  • Is tolerant of differences.
    • Uses good manners, not bad language.
    • Is considerate of the feelings of others.
    • Doesn’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone.
    • Deals peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements.
    • Keeps on trying!
    • Always do your best.
    • Uses self-control.
  • Is self-disciplined.
    • Thinks before they act.
    • Considers the consequences.
    • Is accountable their your choices.
    • Plays by the rules...Takes turns and shares.
    • Is open-minded; listen to others.
    • Doesn’t take advantage of others.
    • Doesn’t blame others carelessly.....
  • Is kind and compassionate.
    • Shows they care.
    • Expresses gratitude.
    • Forgives others.
    • Helps people in need.
  • Does their share to make your school and community better.
    • Gets involved in community affairs.
    • Is a good neighbor.
  • Obeys laws and rules.
    • Respects authority.
    • Protects the environment


For more information visit the Character Counts Website.