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The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise, in cooperation with Carolina Forest High School Coordinator Mrs.  Ruthie Warren, conducted a “Four Way Test Essay Contest, in which 28 entries were judged by a panel  comprised of members of the Rotaract Club of Coastal Carolina University. The contest was part of the Club’s “Salute to New Generations ” program which sponsors  high school and university students. Contest winner for Carolina Forest High School Will Jordan (center)is pictured receiving from Coastal Carolina University Rotaract Club  a check for $100 for winning the Four Way Test Essay Contest.  Left to Right:

Ms. Maggie Head, Ms. Toni Fletcher, Ms. Theresa Calabrese (VP), Mr. William Jordan, Ms. McKenzie Byrd, Ms. Abby Hodges, Ms. Grace Cox (President).

The winning essay will be submitted by the club to the next level of competition at the Rotary International District Conference, at which the district winner will be announced and receive a check for $500. The district (#7770)is comprised of 80 clubs located in central and coastal South Carolina and totaling  4,000 members.

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Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise Four Way Test Essay Contest winner Will Jordan,of Carolina Forest High School, was recognized along with his proud parents at a recent club meeting. The judges are members of the Rotaract Club of Coastal Carolina University. Pictured   Left to Right: Mr. McKenzie Jordan(parent), Mr. William Jordan, Mrs. Jennifer Jordan(parent), Ms. Grace Cox(Rotaract President), Ms. Theresa Calabrese (Rotaract Vice President and Panel Chair). The Four Way Test “of what we think, say and do” has been a credo of Rotary International’s since the 1940’s and is repeated at each meeting of the more than 36,000 clubs world wide and is presented as an ethical code for use by  high school and college students who are members of Interact(high school) and Rotaract(college age). Never changed, the 24 word test remains today as a central part of the permanent Rotary structure  and is held as the standard by which all behavior should be measured. Rotary International is the only organization with such a credo, and is proud that the exact wording is used as the basis for the judicial system of the nation of Ghana.

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Four Way Test Essay Contest Winner Will Jordan (left) is pictured with Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise President Cindy Gettig (right) receiving the club’s check as the Carolina Forest High School’s  Contest winner. The RC of Carolina Forest meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 am at Beef O’Brady’s located in the Kroger-Carolina Forest Mall. Persons interested in learning more about our community and opportunities to serve  are cordially invited to attend and enjoy a free breakfast.

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The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise sponsors the Interact Club of the Horry County Scholars Academy. Numbering over 60 members, the club provides service on the campus and in the community. It is an award winning group with a distinguished record of service both on and off the campus and representatives attend regional and national meetings. The officers meet with the Rotary Club once each month at their breakfast meeting and report on their activities. Rotarian Porter Medley is chair of the New Generations Committee and serves as liaison to the group.  The Scholars Academy Interact Officers are picture at  a recent morning meeting with sponsoring Rotary Club Carolina Forest Sunrise : beginning on the left (plaid shirt ) and continuing clockwise:Michelle Guo (President), Lucy Raptis, Sophia Gouhin, Curtis Leonard, Lee Adi.

Photo by Ralph Jones

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Mrs. Ruthie Warren, left, Curriculum Resource Coordinator at Carolina Forest High School, and School Coordinator for the Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise’s

Four Way Test Essay Contest is shown receiving a uniquely designed pen and credo card describing the Four Way Test of Rotary International from Project Chair

and Rotarian Bob Squatriglia (right).The test, adopted by Rotary International in the 1940’s and has never changed since its adoption and remains today a central part of the

permanent Rotary structure throughout the world, and is held as the standard by which all behavior should be measured:

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 Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise meets at 7:00 am  the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Beef O’Brady’s, Kroger-Carolina Forest Mall.

Persons interested in learning more about the club and its many community service projects are cordially invited to enjoy a free breakfast and learn how Rotarians put the credo “Service Above Self” into action.

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