Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

December 6, 2012

Building character

Rotary Club Character Essay Contest rewards fourth-graders

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North Cumberland Elementary

Fair

By Addyson Palmer

First Place

Fair. There are many ways of being fair. One is when you play a game , try to be friendly and be a good team player and most importantly be FAIR! Being fair is most important because it keeps everyone happy and people will want to be around you. It also promotes honesty and friendship. Everyone wants to be treated the same and not feel that someone gets more than them. You will always have the chance in life to do right or wrong, if you learn to be fair when you are younger you will be a better person when you become an adult. You will make the right decisions for yourself and the people who trust you. By being fair and honest you will make a name for yourself that you can be proud of. I hope that people always see me as a good and fair person. I feel that if I achieve this then I have truly accomplished something worth having. And that’s what fair means.

Friendship

By Ava Orme

Second Place

Friendship is a liking between friends. Friends support each other. One major part about friendship is trust. Friends don’t judge friends. Friends are always happy to see you do good things. They are always willing to help you reach your goals.

Friends support you through the good times and bad times. Friends can keep your secrets safe. Having trust in someone means that you can depend on them to help you when you need it. Without trust, friendship means nothing.

Friends don’t judge you no matter how bad it is. They give you hope and will help you turn a bad situation around. We have to have a precious few friends to make our lives happy.

I believe friends are God’s gift to us. They are like angels that are always by our side. True friends make us happy.

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