Tanya Conklin

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  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    INTEGRITY Famous 1970s pop singer Jackson Brown once advised others to “live so that when your children think of caring, fairness and integrity, they think of you.” The definition of “integrity” is the “quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.” The origin of the word integrity is integrate.  People with integrity usually are […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Spokane Valley Fire Department as the Partner of the Month for April. Since becoming a PACE partner in 2015, SVFD has shared the importance of good character by visiting schools, participating in PACE award ceremonies, and placing PACE materials and posters in local fire stations. These materials include special SVFD red and […]

  • Diligence…Teaching your kids

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    Below are a few simple steps from an online resource, Penelope’s Portfolio to help you teach diligence to your children, grandchildren, or students. For business owners and leaders, try trading out the word “children” below for “employees” or “team members”…these still apply for adults! Model diligent behavior. Teach children to make goals. Help them create simple […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month

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      The PACE leadership team would like recognize Tekoa School District as the Partner of the Month for March. Tekoa recognizes students for having good character though monthly elementary assemblies. Quarterly, high school students are honored and student body officers facilitate character activities regularly; they also have a “Golden Rule Committee”. Students recently completed a Great Kindness Challenge in […]

  • West Plain Chapter
    2016 PACE Awards

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    On Thursday, May 5th,  fifteen students were honored for being a 2016 West Plains PACE Award Recipient. The ceremony was part of the West Plains Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast, focused on youth leadership. Special thanks to STCU for helping sponsor this event. Their support was instrumental – Not only did they sponsor the beautiful awards each student received, […]

  • Guest Column: Diligence

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    Baseball is a game of failure. Hall of Fame hitters fail 70% of the time. However, players don’t see it that way. They see baseball success as the great mountain that needs to be conquered. They revel in the little battles and the opportunity to overcome adversity. Each pitch presents an opportunity to do something […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Mirabeau Chapel as the Partner of the Month for February. Mirabeau Chapel is an invaluable part of caring for the students of their community. Through their work with East Valley School District they have helped fund the Bites 2 Go program, which provides food to over 100 families every […]