The four-way test essay contest the purpose of the contest district 7720 is pleased to again sponsor a 4-way test essay contest to provide junior high school students (7 th and 8 th grades) with a simple and straightforward tool to use in making decisions in their everyday lives. Rotary 4-way test essay contest for 7 th & 8 th graders the four-way test of the things we think, say or do: 1 is it the truth 2 is it fair to all concerned 3 will it build goodwill and better friendships 4 will it be beneficial to all concerned. The purpose of the speech is to apply the principles of rotary international’s 4 way test to a current ethical issue students are challenged to identify a topic they feel passionate about and to adopt a point of view from which they will seek to persuade others.
Rotary’s 4-way test is one of the most powerful guides to ethical behavior in existence rotarians work with speech and english teachers in local middle schools encouraging student participation in an essay and/or speech contest applying the 4-way test to student’s life, experiences and/or society in general. Be entered in the rotary district 5520 4-way test contest a $50 travel certificate will be given to the student reading his or her essay at the district conference may 3, 2014 in. Soon embraced and popularized by rotary international, the four-way test today stands as one of the organization’s hallmarks it may very well be one of the most famous statements of our century herbert j taylor, author of the test, was a mover, a doer, a consummate salesman and a leader of men.
This site is dedicated to the four-way test we publish essays from kids, stories from rotarians all over the world and other items from individuals who use the test in their daily lives the purpose of this site is to spread the word of the four-way test and educate people on the merits of the test. Fourth: the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service the four-way test the test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and rotarians recite it at club meetings. The 4-way test speech contest is a rotary vocational service project involving the participation of both youth and rotary clubs in promoting a public speaking contest for the students of year ten within rotary district 9600.
In 1968, james w houck, sr, then a member of the former timonium rotary, initiated a four-way test poster contest at st stephen school, and throughout the years the program was expanded to the essay contests in middle schools and oratorical contests in high schools. The rotary club of englewood conducts an ethical learning experience for children in fourth, fifth and sixth grades in englewood schools it is based on rotary's code of ethics called the four-way test. The bartlesville rotary club essay contest offers high school juniors in the bartlesville area the opportunity to win scholarships of between $250 and $1000 for outstanding examples of writing, creativity, research and knowledge of rotary. The 4-way test speech contest is a lot of fun for the participants as a sophomore, lina kaisey competed as a sub-regional finalist in the spring of 2005 david mcintosh (tphs '05) went all the way to the district finals in 2004 and he won several hundred dollars along the way.
The four-way test of the things we think, say or do is a test used by rotarians world-wide as a moral code for personal and business relationships the test can be applied to almost any aspect of life [1. Four hundred thirty five seniors submitted an essay addressing “how i apply high ethical standards using rotary’s four-way test” the four-way test is the corner stone of ethical practice among all members of rotary international. Rotary district 5340 4-way test public speaking contest information packet for high schools 1 who is eligible to compete any high school student in good standing except a student who has won 1st place at the district level in a previous year may compete. The four-way test is a good way to live life in a world of choices i am one young boy who will put this test to better use about the author: gavin strauss is a fifth grade student at bryan elementary school in lexington, ne.
District 7770 is proud to announce the 2015-16 inaugural four-way test essay contest district governor, rod funderburk, is challenging every club to sponsor the essay contest in their local high school(s. Rotary district 6600 is pleased to announce the winners of its annual four-way test essay contest for the seventh and eighth grade students the four-way test is a set of four questions that rotarians use to assist in the conduct of their personal and professional lives. Four way test essay contest four way test speech contest group study exchange interact d7390 interact clubs rotary international is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all participants in rotary activities it is the duty of all rotarians', rotarians' spouses, partners and other volunteers to.