A Person-Centered High School Delinquency Prevention Program based on eight "Hall-Marks
for Success in a Democracy." Education.
In Table 3 when the Multiple Regression was accomplished on the students from South Africa alone, and where the youngest student was 28 years old, there was no significant gain in the increase of "Hall-Marks for Success."
The 77 students from South Africa were obviously a very select group of individuals from that nation, and displayed a proud superior achievement of "Hall-Marks of Success" as depicted by the data.
Repeated studies where The Hall-Marks for Success in a Democracy Test (DEMO) (Cassel, et.al, 2001a) and The Cognitive Dissonance Test (DISS)(Cassel, et.al., 2001b) were given to the same individual, the DEMO scores were as follows:
This suggests that Juvenile Delinquents and Prison Inmates each generally lack "Hall-Marks for Success." At the same time corresponding Typical High School Students and Typical Adults all tend to possess very high such "Hall-Marks for Success in a Democracy."
It is clear from this data that the absence of "Hall-Marks for Success in a Democracy" is typically associated with high and excessive "Cognitive Dissonance." This presence of Cognitive Dissonance is evident with both the Juvenile Delinquent Boys and Girls.
The fostering of "hall-marks for Success" begins with systematically organized programs to accomplish each of the `hall-marks' for success.
Fostering "Hall-Marks Through Extra-Curricular Activities
The other "hall-marks" are typically achieved through personal participation in school extra-curricular activities of a competitive type.