San Antonio, TX - May 24, 2022, - SST Northwest, of the School of Science and Technology Discovery District, has been recognized by Character.org as the National School of Character.
Character.org announced today that SST Northwest joins the ranks of our SST schools that have been recognized as a school of character. According to their press release, “We are pleased to announce and celebrate the schools and school districts that have earned this national recognition,” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of Character.org. “Each of these schools has put in place a comprehensive approach to help students understand, care about, and consistently practice the character strengths that will help them flourish in school, in relationships, in the workplace, and as citizens.”
Last year, our SST Discovery District (SST-D) earned recognition as the National District of Character, one of two districts recognized by Character.org nationally and the only district in Texas for 2022. As of now, (SST-D) is the only school district holding this prestigious designation. SST Northwest joins the following SST schools with the National School of Character distinction.
- SST San Antonio College Prep HS
- SST Discovery
- SST Alamo
- SST Corpus Christi College Prep HS
- SST Sugar Land
- SST Advancement
“Our Narwhal Nation is so excited to receive this recognition from Character.org. Our teachers and administrators have put in a lot of work together with students, parents, and community members to focus on the importance of character education. We are honored to be recognized and look forward to fulfilling our journey as a character education leader.” says Mrs. Jessica Romero, Principal of SST Northwest.
School of Science and Technology Public Schools drive academic and socio-emotional development through a college preparatory, STEM-based learning model. SST’s model is anchored on 21st-century skills, embraced by a character-building approach, and delivered in an enriching, safe, and student-centered learning environment.
Learn more about SST Public Schools at sstschools.org
ABOUT CHARACTER.ORG: Character.org is a worldwide network that empowers people of all ages to practice and model the ethical core values that shape our hearts, minds and choices. Formerly known as the Character Education Partnership, the organization has relentlessly advocated for character since 1993. Today, Character.org creates and shares resources that support people around the globe, including the 11 Principles Framework for Schools: A Guide to Cultivating a Culture of Character. The organization’s vision is to be the global leader and voice for developing character in families, schools, and organizations. Learn more at Character.org.