Students need to embrace resilience as they care for one another during conflict. This lesson focuses on the caring Pillar while supplying a resource to problem-solve and build resilience.
Our citizenship does not stop at the physical space we occupy. Citizenship has expanded to the communities we have created online. Being a digital citizen is important for students as they complete school work and socialize in the digital space. This lesson is designed to give students tips on being a safe digital citizen.
Bonnie Romine of North English received the 2020 Citizen of Character Award. Bonnie is described by her nominators as kind, generous, loving, and an active member of the North English community. Bonnie has held many volunteer leadership roles for organizations including the North English
Bankers Trust will received the 2020 Partner of the Year Award. Bankers Trust has been a supporter of The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University for over twenty years. As an early partner of Governor Ray’s vision to
When a challenge arises, the citizens of Pella are always willing to meet that challenge head-on. When a tornado struck Pella, “The Well,” a community support organization stepped in to support residents struggling to recover from the disaster. In response
Julie Morgan Kopecky has dedicated her entire 35-year educational career to the students and families at Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School. She believes that modeling good character is the best way to teach character. Julie says she is inspired by students
As a 5th grade student, Alicia Kamran established Fite Cure, a fundraising initiative to help make a difference for patients and families at Blank Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the treatment her sister received at Blank Children’s Hospital, Alicia set out
Ray Cole is President & Chief Operating Officer of Citadel Communications Company. An Iowa native from Kingsley, Ray attended Briar Cliff College (now Briar Cliff University) where he graduated with honors. While at Briar Cliff, Ray completed an internship at
Over the past nine years the Iowa Bankers Association has advocated for good character to hundreds of thousands of Iowans. Beginning with a radio partnership, the IBA has promoted both the Pursuing Victory with Honor sportsmanship campaign and the Iowa
Good character plays a fundamental role at Denison elementary schools and it’s apparent everywhere you go. You can expect to be greeted each morning by a student with a smile and a cheery “Good morning”. Character Superheroes lead assemblies and role model exemplary