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A Forgotten-Patriot and the Four Way Test By Lucy Rebecca Wickstrom

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Lucy Rebecca Wickstrom, First Place Grade 10,  Coastal Christian Teacher: Alison Limon A trip to Washington, D.C. would be a great excitement for many people across the United States, and when I received the opportunity to visit our nation’s capital as an eighth grader, I was absolutely ecstatic. […]

 
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The Four Way Test by Ryan Brennan

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Ryan Brennan, Third Place Grade 10,  Coastal Christian Teacher: Alison Limon It would be safe to say that the two things most people hold as the most important items in their life, are phones and cars. The worth of both are undoubtedly important, and benefit the lives of […]

 
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The Moral Dilemma by Kimi White

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kimi White, First Place Grade 8,  Paulding Middle Teacher: Mrs. Fahey The Rotary’s 4 way test is a tool I have used many times to help me figure out the best road to take in challenging situations. It asks four basic questions, first is it truthful, second is […]

 
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The Rotary 4-Way Test and Me by Natalie Garcia

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Natalie Garcia, Third Place Grade 7,  Judkins Middle Teacher: Barbara Babka Elizabeth and her husband Dana were Christian missionaries. They had three children named Nick, Alice, and Kara. I never met a closer family than theirs. She was a loving mother until the day she passed away. Elizabeth […]

 
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4-Way-Test by Mikayla Quam

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mikayla Quam, First Place Grade 6,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Jeanie Gordon Every two years, the world comes together for the Olympics, a very popular tradition. During this time, we tend to put aside other problems and conflicts that may be going on for a little friendly competition. […]

 
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The 4-Way Test and Me by Joanne Crandall

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Joanne Crandall, First Place Grade 11,   Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Mrs. Dixon Throughout much of human history and in many religious belief systems, we humans have been taught to “treat others the way you would want to be treated.”  All too often, we apply this […]

 
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Rotary District 5240

2006-2007 Four-Way Essay Contest Winners District Vocational Service Chair Judy Henbury (Nipomo) has announced this year’s District Four-Way Test Essay Contest Winners and their sponsoring clubs: High School Winners: 1st Place: James Rajaratnam (China Lake) 2nd Place: Sara Pressey (Newbury Park) 3rd Place: Jake Singer (Westlake Village) Middle School Winners: 1st Place: Kasey Lovett (Simi […]

 
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Rotary District 6450 – “Birthplace of Rotary”

2005-06 – Four-Way Test Essay Contest Winners Rotary District 6450 in Chicago, three students were recognized with with: First – Jessica Vosicky(Woodridge) Second – Ashley Vaksdal (Morris) Second – Kate Moran (Moraine Valley) Thank you to the Rotary Clubs of District 6450 for organizing local students to participate in learning the four-way test.  

 
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How To Live a Better Life

District 6450 Winner Rotary Club of Morris Ashley Vaksdal, Second Place Saratoga School, Morris, IL Teacher: Angela Roe Here’s a hypothetical situation. You’re working at a horse ranch, and the horse you just rode is all sweaty and covered with dirt and gravel. You smell, you’re hot, you’re sweaty, and you really want to go […]

 
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