Character Trait Recognition | Introduction

  • This recognition opportunity began in January 2019. Each month 2 students will be recognized for displaying a specific positive character trait. The purpose of this program is to increase character education throughout Person County Schools. The schedule for trait recognition is as follows.

     

    Month

    Trait

    Definition of Trait

    August

    Responsibility

    • Being dependable in carrying out obligations and duties.
    • Showing reliability and consistency in words and conduct.
    • Being accountable for your own actions.
    • Being committed to active involvement in your school and community.

    September

    Kindness

    • Being considerate, courteous, helpful, and understanding of others.
    • Showing care, compassion, friendship, and generosity.
    • Treating others as you would like to be treated.

    October

    Respect

    • Showing high regard for other people, self, property, and country.
    • Understanding that all people have value as human beings.

    November

    Courage

    • Having the determination to do the right thing even when others don't.
    • Having the strength to follow your conscience rather than the crowd.
    • Attempting difficult things that are worthwhile.

    December

    Integrity

    • Having the inner strength to be truthful, trustworthy, and honest in all things.
    • Acting justly and honorably.

    January

    Self-control

    • Demonstrating hard work and commitment to purpose.
    • Regulating yourself for improvement and restraining from inappropriate behaviors.
    • Being in proper control of your words, actions, impulses, and desires.
    • Doing your best in all situations.

    February

    Loyalty

    • The quality of being loyal to someone or something.
    • If you are faithful and devoted to someone or something, you're loyal.
    • A loyal friend supports you all the time, no matter what.

    March

    Compassion

    • Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
    • Sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it

    April

    Reliability

    • the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well.

    May

    Perseverance

    • Being persistent in the pursuit of worthy objectives in spite of difficulty, opposition, or discouragement.
    • Exhibiting patience and having the determination and strength to try again when confronted with delays, mistakes, and failures.

    June

    Confidence

    • a feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities.

    July

    Patriotism

    • Patriotism or national pride is the ideology of love and devotion to a homeland, and a sense of alliance with other citizens who share the same values.