A sister in her blue habit and veil rings her big brass hand bell and students move to line up. Children in beautifully clean and pressed school uniforms hurry to get in line for Soeur Myriam. Without a word, just a few nods and looks, the principal, Sr. Myriam has their attention. The children file into their classrooms, calmly and respectfully. Sr. Myriam leads them with a quiet word and the occasional stern look, sometimes followed by an affectionate kiss on the cheek.
Every child needs healthy role models to model themselves after in life. Kids aren’t born knowing what is inherently a good or bad choice, instead they absorb the lessons they are taught, and model themselves after those closest to them as they grow. Hopefully, by choosing good role models as they mature, they are equipped with the necessary skills to negotiate difficult times and decisions in life. Often today, kids are bombarded with negative messages as they grow up. At