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I Love a Parade! Centreville Christmas Parade -Friday, December 2, 2022
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2022 Waterman's Association 
3rd Annual Crab Basket Tree

Check out our “crab basket” for the Kent Narrows Waterfront Waterman’s Crab Basket 2022 Holiday Tree...

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We Love our Character Coaches!! Check out just a few of our newest...

The Shore Update"Teacher of the Month"
October  20, 2022 
Check this out...
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"2022 Shore Update WINNER"

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We did it again this year...

Character Counts was a 2022 Golden Anchor Winner - voted "An Organization that Makes Our Community a Better Place".

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WOW!
Can you Believe Character Counts! celebrates 22nd Anniversary in QAC 

Character Counts!  celebrated its 20th       Anniversary in November 2020 and this year we celebrate our 22nd Anniversary. It's hard to believe that this initiative has been in QAC for over 20 years.  There have been more than 83 "Businesses of Character"

participants and well over

1000 volunteer character

coaches and mentors

delivering lessons to the

children through the years.

Character Counts! has been

successful in building great

partnerships in the public

school system, local

businesses, county agencies,

non-profits and throughout

the community. 

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Felt so good to be back in the schools for the 21-22 School Year...

In November of 2021, our Character Counts! coaches were given the "Green Light" to finally return to the classrooms ...

With the rise of Covid in the new year, coaches  were forced to leave their classes and go virtual again but, just for a short time. Check out the video they did during that time... 

But, before long, they were back in the schools. where they love to be,  doing in person lessons once again!

Character Counts! lessons  Remained at the Schools throughout  Covid

Back to School was a little different  for the 2020-2021 school year but Character Counts! was thrilled to continue to be a part of the school day - a virtual school day. The lessons were delivered different but it is the same message... Thank you to QACTV for all of your help during this past year. Couldn't have done it without you!!

Welcome Back from our Coaches... 

QACTV Character Counts! Super Show  Episodes like this throughout the year...

Another  video...
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Character Counts! Memorial brick at the  Kent Island Library
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Character Counts! Celebrates our Volunteer Coaches and Supporters Before, During and After the Pandemic...
Thank you for ALL that you do!!!

The 2022 Faye Lister Teen of Character Scholarship Winner has been chosen. This year's Wiiner is Brianna Schindler from

Queen Anne's County High School  

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 Teen of Character Scholarship
 
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The $500 scholarship is sponsored by the Centreville Rotary Club and recognizes a student that has demonstrated exceptional character in their school and community utilizing the Six Pillars of Character.

2022 Kent Island Day 

Kent Island Day was back this year and boy was it a hot one!! Character Counts! was in the parade with a 1952 Tractor. Check it out...

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Jacki Carter "Young People  Who Care" Award 
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The Jacki Carter "Young People Who Care" awards are sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Council for Children and Youth and Community Partnerships for Children and Families.  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. 

 

 

 

More than 10 Years of Service ...

We appreciate all of our Volunteers. Each one is very special!  Just wanted to recognize these individuals who have been coaches for over 10 years now. Thank you!! 

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Fred Sheriff 

Sally Rosenberry, ChrisPerkins

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Mike Clark, Carolyn Walls, Lance Richardson, Rhonda Knotts

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