Character Matters in Lake County announces recipients of 11th Annual Excellence in Character Awards
Jun 10, 2016 9:49 AM -
Character Matters in Lake County, a committee of the YES (Youth Empowerment for Success) Coalition, the Lake County Regional Office of Education and College of Lake County Southlake Campus, announce the recipients of the 11th annual Excellence in Character Award. This year, 25 staff members and 36 students from early learning centers as well as elementary, middle and high schools across Lake County received this distinguished award, which is given to individuals who demonstrate outstanding character and citizenship in their schools and communities. The students and staff members were honored throughout the spring in their schools' year-end programs. Each award recipient received a certificate and a letter of congratulations. Students received Excellence in Character medals, and staff members received Excellence in Character lapel pins.