Generic Definition

“Understanding that someone or something is important or serious and should be treated in an appropriate way”

Biblical Definition

“Treating others with dignity and importance, honoring them as ones who bear the image of God, placed in your life for a purpose.”

Bible Verse

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.”

Philippians 2:3

Notable Quotes

Albert Einstein

“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”

Winston S. Churchill

“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals”

Bryant H. McGill

Potential thought leader and international bestselling author
“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.