Canton Community Character Institute (Triple C)
The Canton Community Character Institute is an after school program that was developed for fifth Grade students at the Nichols Middle School. The Triple C purpose was to increase character development and educational achievement in our children. The mentors followed twenty five children throughout their middle school years (5th-8th grades) and assisted them in finding and nurturing their career interests, teaching them key character values and introducing them to activities necessary for success. (i.e. etiquette and public speaking). Not only were they given an opportunity to receive the benefits of such preparation, but they also learned that is better to give than receive by participating in community service projects.
I. The CCC Institute Objectives:
II. The CCC Institute Strategies to meet the objectives utilizing the Mentors:
At the end of the 3 years of working with the 25 students, teachers reported an improvement in the students’ academic grades and attitudes in the classroom. Nissan presented Triple C and the Nichols Middle School a check for $5000.00 to continue the work of the project.