Character Show

Character Counts - Pillars of Character school assembly

Engaging elementary school presenter Obediah Thomas (from the “Razzle Bam Boom” performing company) performs a CHARACTER COUNTS! assembly using humor, music, and roll-playing to educate and motivate elementary school students about trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, citizenship and bullying.

Obediah is proud to be an official partner of…

an approved and endorsed "CHARACTER COUNTS!" school assembly

“CHARACTER COUNTS!” and “The Six Pillars of Character” are registered trademarks of Josephson Institute.


“I just wanted to say thank you again for the wonderful assembly. I was very impressed with how your character message fit perfectly with our school-wide character goals and was equally impressed with the high level of engagement all the students showed during the assembly.”

– Guido Magliato, Principal, Murray Manor Elem., San Diego, Calif.


Original song lyrics (PDF) featured in The Character Show


letter of recommendation

testimonial letter


“Obediah is a very gifted performer! The students were so engaged and the format of the assembly helped them to remember the Pillars of Character better than any Guidance lesson I have done with students. If you need any recommendations to other schools, I would be happy to be a reference.”

– Dina M. Soriano, MS, NCC, School Counselor/TOSA, Trillium Creek Primary, West Linn, Oregon


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