Explore the value of Excellence
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including excellence. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'excellence'.
EXCELLENCE
Gerard R Gerry V. Radice, born December 9, 1918, is the oldest child in a family of four children. Mr. Radice grew up in Chicago. Taylor Street. Hyde park. Attended DePaul University. Joined Illinois National Guard. Federalized into US Army September, 1940. Active duty through April, 1946. Attended DePaul University...
SUBMITTED BY FRANK G. ANTON
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EXCELLENCE
Steve J Steve Jobs is my hero because with his technology, our world wouldn't be as advanced as it is today. With his products, we have the privilege of fast communication and work ethics. I really enjoy his products even though he has passed it doesn't matter because he changed this world and left a mark on the next...
SUBMITTED BY MARCO
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EXCELLENCE
Vince
Vincent Sherpinsky I am very pleased to recommend Mr. Vincent Sherpinsky for your Everyday Hero Award. As one of my high school teachers, I have watched him be a role model, a leader, and someone who is leading by example. He is energetic, compassionate and genuinely well rounded in his opinions and points of view. He is committed...
SUBMITTED BY SUSAN DYEN
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
Pass It On®

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Your Comments
deba ellan from Benin,Nigeria JUNE 14, 2016
Excellence is not static, it is a continuous goal that is met by those refined by it, not idlers!

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil MARCH 1, 2013
To make it worse if I do better? Pesgunta always do that, we must seek excellence.

Tamara Davis from Baton Rouge, Louisiana AUGUST 9, 2012
Excellence is the quality of hard work, which helps you to continue to set higher standards.

Derek Wladischkin from Michigan JULY 31, 2012
I agree with, and strive for, the promotion and acceptance of the values that the site endorses.

Bakare Moses from Lagos, Nigeria. JUNE 1, 2012
Excellence is the product of a conscious effort of hard work, diligence, perseverance, and consistency to stand out on an act, which when seen can be respected, admired, and can be emulated by others.

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