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SERIES 2

Lesson 8 

CHOOSE EXCELLENCE

Strive for excellence in all you do, think, and say. Be a positive influence for your peers. 

 

SERIES 2: CHOOSE EXCELLENCE

Character Trait:  Excellence

Excellence is the use of self-discipline and self-control in keeping personal boundaries and achieving personal goals. By practicing excellence, you may become a role model to others, helping them to also make the best choices for their lives.

LESSON:

Peer presenters challenge youth to resist peer pressures and to choose to abstain from the use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol. With their personal messages that “we are striving for excellence,” the peer presenters are able to make a difference for the participants of the classes. (This lesson is best presented by a group of teens several years older than those in the class.)

 

Students will:

  • Experience how to be role models for their peers  

  • Identify ways other teens remain free from sexual risk behavior

  • Define "excellence"