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|Membership Chair||Bob Freeman|
|Foundation Chair||Bill Mulkey|
|Bulletin Editor||Tania Lopez|
Larry Stimpert is the 25th president of Hampden-Sydney College. Before coming to Hampden-Sydney, Dr. Stimpert served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics and Management at DePauw University. Earlier, he served as a professor in the Economics and Business Department at Colorado College and held the John L. Knight Chair for the Study of Free Enterprise.
Dr. Stimpert received his B.A. in economics, magna cum laude , from Illinois Wesleyan University, his M.B.A. from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His scholarship focuses on top managers and their influence on strategic decision making and firm strategies. His articles on a variety of management topics have appeared in leading academic journals, and he is the co-author of two management textbooks.
Before starting his academic career, Dr. Stimpert worked for the Norfolk Southern Corporation and the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company. Dr. Stimpert and his wife, Lesley, have two teenage children.
Rotarians Needed as Volunteer Essay Judges for the Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest
Like to read? Need meeting make-up credit? Want a peek into the lives today’s youth?
Last year the Essay Reading Sessions held in Atlanta were a big success! This year they are being offered throughout metro Atlanta and state!
The essays provide an eye-opening glimpse into the hopes, struggles and everyday lives of Georgia teens. As a judge, you will see how core values – such as generosity, courage, compassion, perseverance and grit – are experienced by a younger generation.
Volunteer Essay Readers and School Judges are needed to select the grade and school winning essays. We also need, State Finalist Judges to select the state level winning essays. The diagram attached depicts the process.
Essay Readers & School Judges First Review Sessions – Individual Readings
A 4-hour meeting consisting of a 1-hour training session followed by a 3-hour reading and judging session. Volunteers can bring their lunch; light snacks will be provided.
Wednesday, February 13 10:15-2:15 Cobb Co Library, Vinings Branch, 4290 Paces Ferry
Thursday, February 14 12:30-4:30 Forsyth Co Library, Sharon Forks, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Saturday, February 16 10:15-2:15 Fulton Co Library, Northside Branch, 3295 Northside Pkwy
Tuesday, February 19 9:30-1:30 Phoenix & Dragon Bookstore, 5505 Roswell Road NE
Thursday, February 21 9:30-1:30 Columbus, GA, Location TBD
Monday, February 25 12:30-4:30 Athens Regional Library, Athens Branch, 2025 Baxter St
Tuesday, February 26 12:30-4:30 Chestatee Regional, Dawson Co Branch, 342 Allen Street
Wednesday, February 27 12:30- 4:30 Clayton Co Library, Forest Park Branch, 4812 West Street
Essay Readers & School Judges Second Review Sessions – Group Reviews Second Review Sessions are 3-hour group reviews and open to first review volunteers only. Volunteers can bring their lunch; light snack will be provided.
Monday, March 4 10:00 - 1:00 Director’s home, West Buckhead, Atlanta
Tuesday, March 5 10:00 - 1:00 Director’s home, West Buckhead, Atlanta
Wednesday, March 6 10:00 - 1:00 Director’s home, West Buckhead, Atlanta
Friday, March 8 (if needed) 10:00 - 1:00 Director’s home, West Buckhead, Atlanta
State Finalist Judges – via email
These judges will receive approximately 15 essays via email on or about March 18 and will have 5 days to read the essays and return their rankings. Most finalist judges find that it takes 2 to 3 hours to complete the assignment. Most Clubs provide meeting make-up credit for Laws of Life volunteer readers and judges.
To participate simply fill out the sign-up form here: http://georgialawsoflife.org/volunteer/. Please sign up by February 8th.
For additional information on Rotary’s Laws of Life Essay Contest or to read last year’s winning essays, visit www.georgialawsoflife.org.
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