By: Princess Audrey Funmi Abod
- A role model is also an individual who is revered and recognized by someone else, a person whose behaviour, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people.
- A role model can also be persons who distinguish themselves in such a way as an example of the values, attitudes, and behaviours associated with a role. A Role Model is someone who Treat others with respect and kindness, someone who talks about your values and morals.
- A Role Model is a person who is worthy of imitation and helped us become the person we want to be, respects other people’s opinion and inspire us to make a difference. Children may come from a culture of low aspiration; a positive role model will help children to develop aims or dreams in order to better their life chances.
Lastly, Teachers as a Role Model epitomize the value of education and intellectual curiosity. Coaches are meaningful, as well, according to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. They instil the values of fitness, team effort and fair play. For young people who are not fortunate enough to have positive role models in their families, teachers and coaches can have a lasting and significant influence.
As President Kennedy said, and “I quote” “Don’t think of what your Country can do for you but think of what you can do for your Country and as Mother Teresa also said, “I don’t give to receive or to be recognized but I give because I know what it feels not to have “.. Those are the attitudes of a Role Models I can reckon with ……