Nominations open for Faye Lister Teen of Character Award
CENTREVILLE — The Character Counts Advisory Council is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Faye Lister Teen of Character Scholarship. This $500 scholarship, made possible through the Centreville Rotary, 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 and Citizenship.
Anyone may nominate a student for this scholarship, including the students themselves. Nominations may be made by a community member including teachers, parents, employers, club moderators, neighbors or anyone wishing to recognize a special high school senior residing in Queen Anne’s County. Nominating is a quick process including a brief application and a nomination letter of 350 words or less describing how a student’s actions exemplify the Six Pillars of Character. Nominees must be candidates planning on attending a college or trade school, and funds will be administered directly to that school.
Applications can be found at www. peopleofcharacter.org or at the Character Counts office at 104 Powell Street in Centreville.
All applications must be received by Friday, April 14, for consideration. Please send your applications to Elaine Butler at CC!, 104 Powell St., Centreville, MD 21617. Contact Butler at 410758-6677 or email@example.com with any questions. Queen Anne’s County Character Counts is a part of Community Partnerships for Children and Families, our Local Management Board.
Kendall Brandt received the 2016 Faye Lister Teen of Character Scholarship presented by Character Counts. From left, front row: Linsey Vanderlinden, Chris Perkins, Kendall Brandt and Elaine Butler; back row: Commissioners Steve Wilson, Jim Moran, Jack Wilson, Robert Buckey and Mark Anderson.