During my senior year of high school, I was both nominated for and received the Rotary Club (St., Louis area) award for the high school student who had made the most progress from his freshman year to hs senor year of high school.

I received a check for $100 and a very nice golden ruler.

The inscription of the ruler reads:

Make it a rule to practice…

THE FOUR WAY TEST of the things we think, say or do

  • is it the TRUTH?
  • Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  • Is it FAIR to call concerned?
  • Will it be BENEFICIAL to call concerned?