Itzel Estevez, a student at Tipton School, is pictured receiving aCHARACTER COUNTS! award from Mary and Tony Salierno. Itzel was a finalist in the first annual Provident-Salierno Family Foundation character recognition awards last year.
Nominations for the annual Kids of Character recognition program and the Provident-Salierno Family Foundation Awards are being accepted through October 4.
Teachers, family and community members may recognize a Tulare County K-12 student for their outstanding character by visiting here.
Featured students will be announced during CHARACTER COUNTS! week, October 21-26.
This year, the Provident-Salierno winners and finalists will be honored in the Education Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. on October 29.