Nom­i­na­tions open for Faye Lis­ter Teen of Char­ac­ter Award

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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 ebut­ler@qac.org with any ques­tions. Queen Anne’s County Char­ac­ter Counts is a part of Com­mu­nity Part­ner­ships for Chil­dren and Fam­i­lies, our Lo­cal Man­age­ment Board.

PHOTO BY MIKE DAVIS

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.

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