Four Way Test Youth Public Speaking Showcase

Annual - May

The Four Way Test Public Speaking Competition is based on similar competitions that had been run by a number of Clubs over many years.

The objectives are to provide a competitive outlet for secondary students attending schools within the City of Boroondara to hone their public speaking skills and promote the Rotary Four Way Test to secondary students as a moral compass—a positive way of living their lives.

Rotary is the only service club established on vocational grounds. Rotarians aim to achieve high standards of conduct in their business and personal life. The 4 Way Test of the things we think, say or do embodies the guiding principles underlying all of Rotary’s endeavours and to which all Rotarians subscribe.
Public speaking is also very important in today’s world, particularly in our young people, our future leaders. Combining the principles of the Rotary 4 Way Test within the opportunity this competition provides our youth to enhance their public speaking skills, may further assist our youth in developing and encouraging an appreciation of and benefits arising from an ethical approach to the way they live their lives.
In this competition students can speak on any subject that they feel is current, interesting or important. Their speech must be based on the application of Rotary’s 4 Way Test, with the principles of the 4 Way Test running either expressly or impliedly through the entire speech.

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