Bow Rotary's Annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest
This year's speech contest will be held at 6:00pm on March 8th at the Baker Free Library.
 
The Rotary Four-Way Test:  Of the things we think, do or say:
  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?
Rules, Obligations, and Contest Details
The Rotary Club of Bow conducts an annual public speaking contest to challenge high school students to develop their public-speaking skills and to explore how they make decisions that affect other people.  The basis of the contest is Rotary’s “Four-Way Test,” a tool to encourage ethical decision making.  Bow Rotary awards cash prizes to the top three speakers and sends the winner on to complete against winners from other clubs in our district, which includes much of southern New Hampshire and Vermont.....

Eligibility - Our Four-Way Test Speech Contest is for local high school students who either attend Bow High School or who are Bow or Dunbarton resident students who attended other schools or are homeschooled.  Bow High School tuition students from other towns are also welcome.

February 24, 3:00 pm:   Application deadline.  Email your application to: dcascadden@bownet.org
March 8, 6:00 pm:         Bow Rotary contest will be held live at the Baker Free Library.  
The top speaker from Bow’s contest will go on to the District semi-finals. (If the winner cannot participate, the runner up will represent Bow at the semifinals.) 
 
Prizes:             Bow Rotary:       1st prize: $500        2nd prize: $300       3rd prize: $200
                        Rotary District:    1st prize: $650         three runners up:     $350 each
 
Download the fillable application form HERE.
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