The following Competency Badges are available to your students, from STEMsCO! Respect – Deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Reliability – The quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. Responsibility – The opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization. Gratitude – The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Initiative – An act or strategy intended to resolve a difficulty or improve a situation. Integrity – The quality of being honest and having very strong moral principles. Positivity – The practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude. Professionalism – The competence or skill expected of a professional.