Do The Right Thing

Do The Right Thing

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Do The Right Thing

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Posted on July 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 15 at 2:56 PM

Watch recent Do The Right Thing awards ceremonies

Do The Right Thing of Greater St. Louis, Inc. is a program that recognizes and encourages the positive behaviors of area children. KMOV Channel 4 in partnership with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis County Police Department, Suburban Journals and Cooperating School Districts is proud to recognize area children who "do the right thing" in monthly awards ceremonies held at Police Department Headquarters. These 10 "Do The Right Thing" Award winners are selected from the hundreds of children who are nominated each month by area parents, teachers, neighbors and friends. These children are recognized as role models for the youth of the St. Louis region.

Since the inception of the "Do The Right Thing" program in the Fall of 1995, the program has attracted more than 25,000 nominations and has recognized all nominated students with a "Do The Right Thing" Award for their positive behaviors.  The goals of this project are to reinforce good behavior and to increase awareness of children's positive acts and deeds in the community. 

Children honored by "Do The Right Thing" gain a certain prestige at school. All students who have been nominated receive a "Do The Right Thing" T-shirt, and most schools have special honor assemblies where the children nominated from that particular school are recognized.

Do The Right Thing of Greater St. Louis, Inc. is a non-profit organization operating throughout the KMOV viewing area. The mission of the organization is to work in partnership with area law enforcement agencies, schools, media and businesses to recognize and promote the positive social behaviors of school-age children in the region.

For more information on how you can support this worthwhile community effort, contact Do The Right Thing at (314) 444-5328.

 

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