GES Character Council Sworn In

Members of a new council were sworn in Tuesday by Judge John Knight in the Bond County Courtroom.

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Greenville Elementary School has launched a new program, the Character Education Council. GES Principal Eric Swingler told us 16 students in third through fifth grade were selected as part of the first council. Principal Swingler said school officials look to the students to set a good example and be role models in school and the community.

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Students were selected to be on the first Character Education Council by their teachers.

Following the official swearing in ceremony, Bond County State’s Attorney and Bond County Unit 2 Character Education Board Member Chris Bauer spoke to students about the importance of character education in schools.

He said Character Education is a very important part of the school experience and noted that officials would be counting on council members to be leaders and to share ideas with their teachers for how to make their school even better.

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Students on the Character Council include:

3rd Grade
Jay Neer
Audrey Cornelius
Brooke Wayman
Gracie Goodson

4th Grade
Ella Jurgena
Lyla Hatton
Isaac Mendenhall
Griffin Prater

5th Grade
Kate Mifflin
Cameron Voss
Shelby Joiner
Adyson Bearley
CJ Jackson
Olivia Harlan
Aubrie Hessenauer
Michael Wilson

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