Now Accepting Nominations for
2020 Youth of Character Award

The Annual Youth Character Awards recognizes young people in grades 3 -12 who exhibit strong leadership abilities and whose actions both demonstrate and model a continuous commitment to the Five Marks of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Accountability, Citizenship and Kindness.

We ask that our local educators and youth leaders nominate young people who they feel are worthy of such an honor.  All student nominees will be sent a letter notifying them of their nomination and will be recognized at our Youth of Character Awards Banquet.

Students will also have an opportunity to submit an essay on how they live their life by at least one of the Five Marks of Character and also how they demonstrate their community involvement or volunteer services as it relates to that particular Mark of Character.  A selection committee will judge the essays based on compelling content and understanding of character and will give out additional awards in each of the Five Mark categories: Trustworthiness, Respect, Accountability, Citizenship and Kindness.

A Youth of Character Awards Banquet will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at the Best Western Ramkota Exhibit Hall -3200 W. Maple Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 at 6pm to recognize all nominees and to announce each of the essay winners. The person nominating a student, as well as the student being nominated will be given a complimentary ticket to attend the banquet. Tickets for family to attend the banquet will be available for purchase here or by contacting…

Character on Track:
Phone – 605-376-4707    or    Email – info@characterontrack.org

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Two nominations per teacher -in grades 3-12

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