Champion of Character Awards Application Now Available

The CHARACTER COUNTS! Board in Montgomery County is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Champion of Character Awards. We will honor individuals and organizations who, through daily strivings or in singular events, live up to and demonstrate the CHARACTER COUNTS! Pillars of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. Please join us in recognizing those who exhibit outstanding character by nominating a person or organization you believe meets the award criteria outlined below. At this time we are working on a plan to celebrate our honorees safely. More info to come!

Nomination forms must be submitted or postmarked no later than Friday, April 29th . We look forward to receiving your nominations! Please pass this along to anyone who may have interest.

There are three easy options to participate:

  • Complete the nomination form, then mail to: Jennifer Coyle at 1010 Lane Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
  • OR e-mail it to her at [email protected] 
  • You can also nominate online by visiting the following link:

Business/Industry Award: A business or industry that has demonstrated the Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, or Citizenship) in its professional culture and climate. There will be 1 business or industry honored.

Champion of Character Award: An individual, who has demonstrated the Six Pillars of Character, made difficult choices, acted with generosity and self-sacrifice or performed community service.

Community Award: An organization that has developed an active community task force to support the Six Pillars of Character (Ex. Scouts, Honor Society, Service Clubs, etc.)..

Educator of Character Award: An educator who teaches and models the Six Pillars of Character and has impacted students through innovative character development and education (possible examples: teacher, administrator, bus driver, secretary, etc.).

Pursuing Victory with Honor Award: An athlete or coach who demonstrates and models commitment to the Six Pillars of Character.