VALUES AWARDS are granted to students who consistently demonstrate the YMCA values:
The award for Respect recognizes the student who demonstrates an awareness of, and regard for, the rights and choices of others and the learning environment, and who, as a result of this awareness, is developing a greater sense of self and his/her place in the world.
The award for Responsibility recognizes the student who demonstrates an attitude of self-responsibility and self-advocacy in the discovery and development of his/her sense of identity and voice within the Academy and the community at large.
The award for Inclusiveness recognizes the student who ensures that all students, staff, friends and visitors at the Academy are made to feel welcomed and valued for their gifts, talents and contributions to the community.
The award for Caring recognizes the student who demonstrates a capacity for developing genuine relationships with others and who carefully weighs the needs of the individual and the community when making decisions.
The award for Health recognizes the student who has begun to incorporate into his/her young life a valuing of well-being, and who is developing attitudes and habits that promote healthy living.
The award for Honesty recognizes the student who demonstrates a willingness to receive and offer feedback about strengths and areas for improvement and who always maintains the highest degree of integrity in his/her relationships with others.