NMMI cadet Joshua Pinon reads from his essay during Chaves County’s Character Counts! Super Celebration, Thursday night. Ilissa Gilmore Photo
The Chaves County Character Counts! program recognized winners of a student art, poetry and essay contest Thursday during the annual Super Celebration at Roswell High School.
Character Counts! teaches the importance of character, which include six pillars: trustworthiness, caring, responsibility, citizenship, respect and fairness.
“Your example will be followed by others, so it’s important that you follow the pillars of character,” said Judge Freddie Romero, the event’s keynote speaker.
With the theme of “timeless truths of everyday living,” students presented Login to read more