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Nominate Your Kids of Character

Applications due by October 3

Nominations for the annual Kids of Character recognition program and the Provident-Salierno Family Foundation Awards are being accepted through October 3. Teachers, family and community members may recognize a Tulare County K-12 student for their outstanding character by visiting www.tcoe.org/KidsofCharacter. Featured students will be announced during CHARACTER COUNTS! week, October 20-25. This year, the Provident-Salierno winners and finalists will be honored at the Valley Life Charter School Assembly Hall (3737 West Walnut Avenue, Visalia) beginning at 6:00 p.m. on October 28.

Kids of Character

Itzel Estevez, a student at Tipton School, is pictured receiving a CHARACTER COUNTS! award from Mary and Tony Salierno. Itzel was a finalist in the first annual Provident-Salierno Family Foundation character recognition awards.