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Rotary District 6920
Southeastern Georgia, USA


Laws of Life Essay Contest

 
 
COMING in
2021-22
   


 

What is a Law of Life?

A Law of Life is a short, pithy saying or quotation that points to a core personal value or ideal. Oftentimes, a Law of Life serves as a memorable and meaningful moral compass on a person's journey through life.

The Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest asks students to select their own Law of Life, and to write about how it applies to their lives. In doing so, students reflect deeply and write from the heart about what they think matters most. The contest celebrates the students' stories and their often profound reflections, and proudly presents significant cash awards to students and teachers.

While providing high schools with an effective, cost-free character education program, the Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest changes students' lives for the better. As students reflect on the values and principles that matter most to them, something magical happens. Through the power of the pen, students begin to see themselves and others with a new perspective. Frequently, the contest nudges students not just to articulate their ideals, but to live out their "best versions" of themselves - lives full of courage, compassion, and gratitude.

Each year, more than 40,000 Georgia students write a Laws of Life essay, and the contest presents $20,000 in cash awards to students and teachers. Your donation will allow even more students to participate in this ethics education program. Please give today!

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