The Iowa Character Awards strive to highlight the best among us. Recently the City of Pella and one it’s teachers were recognized for their efforts. Pella was named the 2013 winner of the Community of Character Award which goes to a community that has developed an active community-wide initiative to support good character and has integrated character development throughout the community. Also recognized was Educator of Character Award winner Doug Cutler from Pella High. That honor is bestowed upon someone who teaches, and models good character, and impacts students through innovative character development.