Tag Archives: West Plains

  • Guest Column:
    Fairness

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    The definition of fairness can be paraphrased as: the state, condition or quality of being fair, marked by impartiality and honesty, free from self-interest, prejudice or favoritism. In short, fairness is doing the right thing, at the right time for the right reason. Fairness is all around us. Externally, fairness affects the way we do […]

  • Guest Column:
    Citizenship

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    Citizenship is defined as the state of being vested with rights, privileges and duties as a member of society. Being part of a society or community affects an individual as much as the individual affects the community. The rights and privileges that come with being a part of the community come with duties and responsibilities […]

  • Guest Column:
    Gratitude

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    I like smiles, and I even like smiling. But the truth is, I often don’t feel like smiling. Stress often squashes the smile. I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard a superstar athlete say, “I’m just so blessed, I’m so thankful for everything.” And to be honest, I respond with some skepticism, “I’d […]

  • Guest Column:
    Integrity

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    As an airman in the Air Force I learned very quickly about integrity.  It is one of the Air Force’s core values.  “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do!”  It isn’t a slogan, it is an expectation.  This obviously stuck with me after 22 years serving as an airman.  Not because […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month:
    Communities in Schools

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Communities in Schools as the Partner of the Month for April. Communities In Schools of Spokane County (CISSC) is part of the the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month:
    STCU

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize STCU as the Partner of the Month for February. STCU is a long-time partner and supporter of PACE. From financial gifts to gifts of time, STCU can be counted on to support our community. This year they will be a supporter of the 2017 PACE Awards for the Spokane […]

  • 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, […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month:
    Owl Pharmacy

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Owl Pharmacy as the Partner of the Month for October. Located in Cheney, Owl Pharmacy partners with the West Plains chapter of PACE and the Cheney School District to help Bring Character to Light. By promoting PACE through posters and window clings and encouraging employees to be involved, this PACE partner helps promote the […]

  • West Plains Chapter
    PACE Awards

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    Fourteen Medical Lake and Cheney School District students were honored earlier this month for showing outstanding character! PACE was thrilled to have Washington State Senator Michael Baumgartner join the West Plains Chamber Breakfast to introduce and give an award to each student. PACE Partner STCU generously sponsored this event for the awardee students and their […]

  • Cheney Middle School Teacher
    Shows Caring Runs in the Family

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    Family Runs the Portland Marathon to Support Teen Closet; Over $2700 raised. After teaching at Cheney Middle School for over 25 years, Aaron Mason, knows there are many student needs, and students in foster care face additional challenges. One of those areas of need is clothing that is “their clothes, their style, and their choice” […]