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About Us

The Queen Anne's County Character Counts! Program has joined forces with the CommUNITY Mentoring Partnership and Developmental Assets to have the largest possible impact on the youth of Queen Anne's County.


All children and youth need caring, supportive adults in their lives in order to become responsible, productive citizens in their community. 


The Character Counts! Advisory Council believes in using a four-step model to help build citizens of character.

Meet Our Staff

Advisory Board 

Character Counts! Coach Specialist


Become a Character Coach!

Make a Donation! 

"The Faye Lister Teen of Character Scholarship"

This $500 scholarship is made possible through the Centreville Rotary and is available to any high school senior who resides in Queen Anne’s County and exemplifies the Six Pillars of Character – Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring &  Citizenship.


Applications and essays can be completed by a STUDENT or by a COMMUNITY MEMBER (Ex:  Teacher, parent, employer, club moderator, neighbor)

Click on the link below for additional details and application to print. All applications must be received by Friday, April 14, 2023 for consideration. 

  We are still looking for Character Counts! Coaches... 

Please Contact Character Counts! if you are interested in becoming a coach for the 2022-2023 school year...


 VOLUNTEERS are NEEDED as character coaches in the Queen Anne's County Public Schools for the

2022-2023 school year! 

We are still in search of Coaches to provide lessons for this school year. 

If you want to be a Character Counts! coach? Come join us for one of the New Coach Training Classes and get started today ...

Please contact us at 410-758-6677 for details!!

*Please consider reaching out to our children and youth, who are our greatest assets. Join our growing family of volunteers who make a positive impact on our community. They need YOU to be that caring resource to help them be all that they can be!

We won again this year...

Character Counts!

Voted QAC Best in 2022 as...

"Organization that Makes Our Community a Better Place"

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The Character Pillar for  February is

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  • Treat others with Respect and follow the Golden Rule

  • Be tolerant of differences

  • Use good manners

  • Be considerate of others

  • Listen to others 

  • Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone

  • Deal peacefully with anger

We are looking for Character Coaches for the upcoming school year to work with and be character role models for our youth!

Upcoming Events

Character Counts! Advisory Council

If you would like to become a member, Please come join us - we meet  at 9:00 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. 



 QACTV CC! Super Show" Episodes ...

Click below to view the videos

Don't Forget the 6 Pillars of Character Counts!
CC! was thrilled to be Back in the Schools for the 2021-2022 School Year

Character Counts! " The Movie Trailer"


with Coach Lance and Coach Jay

The Character Pillar RESPECT 

Storytime with Julie Ranelli and the QACLibrary


Sponsored by 

Queen Anne's County Council for Children and Youth


Community Partnerships for Children and Families

Jacki Carter
Young People Who Care Award

These awards are available for both Middle School and High School students that are interested in implementing a youth-led project  that would have a positive impact on the community. 

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