Tri Sigma Essay Contest Focuses on Kindness

Kindness can change the world. That’s the theme of this year’s Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority essay contest, which is held to coincide with Worldwide CHARACTER COUNTS! Week, October 19-25, 2014. The contest is open to any woman who is affiliated with a national sorority and enrolled full-time at a college or university. If that’s you, […]

Iowans Get Pumped Up for the Six Pillars

On Tuesday, more than 7,000 kids in Des Moines danced, jumped and kicked their character into high gear at the annual Exercising Your Character event. The raucous rally — sponsored by CHARACTER COUNTS! in Iowa in partnership with Hy-Vee, Inc. and the Iowa Sports Foundation — brought together fourth- and fifth-grade students in a celebration of physical […]

See CHARACTER COUNTS! in Action in South Carolina

When York Preparatory Academy in Rock Hill, South Carolina, hosts a Character Development Seminar on April 30 – May 2, participants will get to see what a successful CHARACTER COUNTS! program looks like. (Learn more and register now to save your spot.) Here’s an advanced look from the school’s teachers and staff, who were kind […]

Congrats to Illinois Principal Who Led Successful CC! Programs

Hats off to Pamela Bylsma, who has championed CHARACTER COUNTS! at Riverside Brookfield High School since she became its principal four years ago. Recognizing her achievements in character education, among other areas, the Hinsdale District 86 Board of Education recently named her assistant superintendent for academics. When Riverside Brookfield hosted a Character Development Seminar last November, Bylsma cited […]