Champion of Character Award - Lou Farrar
On September 26th the 13th Annual Jim Staunton CIF Champions of Character Awards were held in Long Beach. The program honors student athletes, coaches, administrators, and member schools who represent excellent sportsmanship and outstanding character. This year, Lou Farrar, the head football coach from Charter Oak High School was recognized. Coach Farrar has coached 48 seasons of high school football. During his entire career to date, he has always placed the highest priority on being an educator first, as a classroom teacher in subjects such as AP Psychology and Family Living. Coach Farrar's ability to help and support student athletes and to prepare them for their futures, is a core purpose of his teaching and coaching philosophy. He has a strong passion for the game, but more importantly, Coach Farrar has the highest moral character. He is the ultimate professional and conducts himself with integrity and genuine humility at all times. Coach Farrar's ongoing commitment to young people has endured for so many years because of the love he has for his students and his dedication in making sure that they achieve success. Coach Farrar is the ultimate role model for student athletes, fellow staff members, and young coaches at Charter Oak High School and across the San Gabriel Valley.