1. All nominees will be evaluated in the following general category:
The nominee's beliefs, attitudes and actions have consistently exemplified our Key Values of Character. The Key Values of Character are:
Honesty: Trust, Integrity, Honesty, Reliability and Loyalty
Excellence: Pursuit of Excellence, Belief in Yourself, Growth Mindset, Build your Skills, Willingness to Learn, Set Goals and go for it.
Respect: Valuing all People; Living by the Golden Rule; Honouring the Dignity, Privacy and Freedom of others; Courtesy, Politeness, Tolerance and Acceptance of Differences.
Responsibility: Fulfilling Duties, Accountability, and Exercising Self-Control, Discipline.
Fairness: Being Just and Impartial and having both a Willingness to Listen and Openness to Differing Viewpoints.
Compassion: Being Compassionate, Kind, Loving, Caring, Considerate and Charitable.
Civic Duties: Doing One's Share, Helping the Community, Playing by the Rules and Respecting Authority and the Law.
2. Nominees will also be evaluated in any of these four specific categories, as applicable.
Overcoming Obstacles- Nominee has demonstrated perseverance and inner-strength in overcoming Societal, Physical, Financial or other difficulties, (and/or)
Making Difficult Choices – Nominee has demonstrated uncompromising integrity and courage in doing the right thing despite social pressure or personal risk, (and/or)
Generosity & Self Sacrifice –Nominee has demonstrated generosity of spirit and a willingness for Self- Sacrifice in devotion to helping others (and/or)
Community Service- Nominee has demonstrated community service in working for the common good.
It is not necessary that a nominee excel in all the specific evaluation categories. Nominees may not have been presented with the same challenges or opportunities to demonstrate their character. Judges will select winners based upon their overall character. Thank you again for your efforts.