Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1916 Page: 54
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A. C. C. Girls BooSting Club
"The livest bunch of girls in the West"
BELLAH PHILPOTT _- __ --------------- -- President
WILNA ZELLNER --------- -------------- -- _ Secretary
LORAH BRANCH ----_----------- Cerresponding Secretary
"Get the spirit"
Crimson and black Red Carnation
The Girls' Boosting Club of A. C. C. was organized for the sole purpose of
using the influence of the girls of the school as an organized force, working
for the betterment of A. C. C. in everything. We realized that we could not
do such "big things," but, since the lesser things are the vital things, we determined
to do them well so that our trustees and friends, seeing our efforts,
might do the really great things for us. We determined that we would keep
alive our enthusiastic and active college spirit. We determined to be loyal
and true to ourselves and our school; we determined to use all of our influence
to interest our friends in A. C. C. and get them to make contributions to our
Unfortunately our high aims and aspirations were somewhat lowered and
diverted into another channel by the jeers and taunts of the boys who considered
it a movement against them. They immediately took steps to "plagarize"
us, and we, seeing our ideals put upon this plane through no wish or intention of
ours, were forced to do what we could against them and in spite of them,
rather than with their aid as we had hoped and expected.
However we feel that we have accomplished some good for A. C. C. We
have interested some of our friends in her progress. We have secured several
nice contributions for our library and we have "worked with our own hands"
for A. C. C. If we have accomplished only a little of our ideal, it is well.
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