Character Counts at Jefferson Elementary School

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Jefferson Elementary School is rewarding its students for their good character. Select students who demonstrated positive character traits were recognized at the schools Character Kid Assembly on Tuesday.

These youngsters showed the "Six Pillars of Character", which include being fair, responsible and respectful. It was a chance for those kids making good decisions to get recognition for all the great things they do.

The students say they want to inspire their peers to be good citizens in class and outside of school. Character Kid Cooper Lange said, "I always say "make it a great day or not, the choice is yours"; and it really is, the choice is yours. But I always come to school enthusiastic, I always am ready to learn about something."

Parents who attended say it's a proud moment to see their child setting good examples and inspiring other kids.