Four Way Test Speaking Contest

The Rotary Four Way Test speaking contest is part of the
School Link Program, originated by PDG Fred Marsh in his year as Governor [1988-89] This public speaking competition was first held at the District Conference, in March 1989.
 
The Rotary Four Way Test encourages teachers and students from each club’s link school to take part in this opportunity for public speaking, confidence building and ethics consideration. The Rotary Four Way Test is a state-wide competition with a State final being conducted in conjunction with fellow Western Australian District 9465.
 

Aims

The aims of the competition are to:
 
  1. bring the concepts of the Rotary Four-Way Test to the attention of
    students. 
  2. provide students with an opportunity to compete in a public speaking competition
  3. provide Rotary and the Rotary Four-Way Test with valuable exposure in the community. 
  4. develop relationships between Rotary and schools.

Eligibility

Year 10 students in any high school or college in District 9455 applying through a Rotary Club. Students selected from club heats will participate in the district final and state final.
 
Any topic may be chosen but the participants must address and refer to the Rotary Four Way Test in their speech and focus on the four elements.
 

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the club heats with perpetual trophies awarded at the district final and the state final.
 
Chair: Yvonne Hart (Crawley) M: 0419 929 830