Word of the Day: Challenge

chal·lenge /chăl’ənj/

1. noun: an offer to test ability or skill

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.” Lou Holtz, 1937 –

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929 – 1968

2. verb: to call or invite to a contest of any kind

If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.” Morgan Freeman, 1937

pictured: Partnering with the Albemarle Rotary Club, West Stanly Rotarians ensured that each of the 715 third grade students in Stanly County, NC received a pocket dictionary.