Vocational Service Essay and Poster Competition

Essay Segment

                Theme: “What the Four-Way Test means to me”




Briefly explain your understanding of the above Theme AND discuss what can be done to ensure that this Test is consistently applied in our daily life as a society.

Entries will be open to students in the age group 12 to18 years old.


  • Students submitting entries MUST be enrolled in schools to which an active Rotary Interact Club is attached.
  • Each entry MUST have the RCNK  Entry Form as its cover page with the following information completed:
  1. The name of the student, home address, contact number (s) and email address (if any).
  2. The name of his/her supervising teacher and Principal, and the name, address and contact number(s) of the school he/she attends.
  • Entry forms ( MUST be accompanied by a copy of the student’s Birth Certificate to verify age.
  • Essays are to be typed using size 12 font, double-spaced and printed on letter-sized paper.
  • Essays MUST be original. Any entry found to contain evidence of copying from a previously produced essay or other literary work will be disqualified.
  • Essays exceeding 2,500 words will be disqualified.
  • The winning essays will be recognised by the RCNK and published on its website.
  • All essays published become the property of the Rotary Club of New Kingston.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the firstsecond and third placed winners and certificates of merit to other outstanding entries.
  • Children or relatives of members of the Rotary Club of New Kingston will not be eligible to enter the Competition.
  • Entries MUST be hand delivered to the Rotary Club of New Kingston c/o Chaser’s Club, 5 Belmont Road, Kingston 5, or sent by email to
  • The closing date for the receipt of entries is Monday, December 15, 2014.



I request that my essay be considered for the RCNK Essay Competition. I understand the rules of the Competition clearly and will faithfully abide by them.


TITLE OF ESSAY:_____________________________________________________________________




NAME OF STUDENT: ________________________________________________


AGE: ___________________ CLASS/GRADE: __________________________________


HOME ADDRESS: ___________________________________________




PHONE :_________________( HOME_________________ (MOBILE)

NAME OF SCHOOL: _______________________________________________


NAME OF INTERACT CLUB: ______________________________________________


ADDRESS OF SCHOOL: ____________________________________________________




PHONE: _____________________ (MOBILE) ____________________


Email: ____________________________________________________


SUPERVISING TEACHER: ___________________________________


PRINCIPAL: _________________________________________________