Age: 13 The Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship
Grade: 8

Los Tules Middle School, Tulare City School District

Pillar: Fairness

The eighth-grade teaching staff says, "Benjamin is a talented student musician who also excels in the classroom. He can be counted on to always be the one to raise his hand to help out. He treats others with respect and fairness, but is also a model of all six Pillars."

Visalia Times-Delta, Tulare Advance-Register Tulare County Office of Education