Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920 Page: 29 of 84
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The House Keeping Medal
Sister Sewell gives each year a medal to the young lady who keeps
her room the neatest during the year.
Miss Jo Hill enjoys that distinction this year.
The Domestic Art Medal
The medal is given this year by Miss Arledge to the young lady
doing the best work in domestic art.
Miss Velma White won the medal.
The Domestic Science Medal
Sister Sewell gave this year a medal to the young lady doing the
best work in this department.
Miss Mabel Whittemore won the medal.
The Press Club Medal
Dean Speck will give a splendid gift to the young lady or young
gentlemen doing the best work' in the press club, the individual to
be determined by a secret vote by the members of the club.
Brother Sewell gives each year a handsome Bible to the student
who makes the best grade during the year, all work included, in the
Bible. Last session the Bible went to Leonard Burford, a blind boy.
McGarvey's New Commentary on Acts will be presented by Brother
Sewell, to the preacher-student who makes the highest grade in all
work for the entire session. This year it went to Willard Davis.
THE A CLUB
Membership in the A club is by election. Each year there are elected
a number of young men who have represented the college in some
activities. The following men were elected at the regular business session,
May 30, 1919:
Publications.-Hosea H. Lewis, Delma Mabry.
Oratory.-Dewey Darnell, Elmer Nichols.
Athletics.-Roy Allison, Lloyd Campbell, Hollis Manly, Richard
Moss, Lee Massey, Emerson Shepard, Leonard Watson.
It is the ambition of the college to establish in the students those
high standards and ideals of conduct that inspire them to lives of true
helpfulness and genuine refinement. To this end we seek to place the
emphasis of control, not upon outside authority, but upon the inner
sense of responsibility and duty normally residing in each young
person. The college will, therefore, endeavor to surround men and
women with that atmosphere which will engender, encourage, and
foster in them a sense of their own worthiness and dignity which
they cannot afford to violate. We look upon college life as not a
separate and distinct sort of existence, in which one is somehow preparing
for another existence in the great work-a-day world, but we regard
it, and we wish to induce our students to regard it, as a real
SESSION OF 1919-'20
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920, book, July 1919; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45903/m1/29/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.