Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 60 of 66
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58 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
The College will give a scholarship, in the next higher course,
for the next session, to the honor student of the school; that is to the
student who makes the highest average grade during the entire
year, all work and deportment included. Students of the Junior High
School and the College will be permitted to enter this contest. It
goes this year to Callie Williams, Russell Martin is second and Marie
Lowe third. First grade 95 1-3, second 95 1-6, third 94 2-5.
EDITORSHIP OF THE OPTIMIST
The editorship of the Optimist-our College Paper-goes to the
student of the Sophomore or Junior College class, doing the best work
in English during the entire year.
This reward went last session to Willie Prichett, who will be
Editor of the Optimist next session. Her English grade was 98.
Bryan Collins was awarded the place of Managing Editor on a grade
of 98 in English.
The Associate Editor will be elected by the school from the
College classes during the second week.
T. C. CAMPBELL LOVING CUP
Mr. Campbell, the dry goods man, who is always our friend, gives
a handsome silver Loving Cup to the society that wins in the debating
contest in a series of at least two debates during the year. This
contest was a draw for 1917-18.
FIRST STATE BANK AND TRUST CO. GOLD MEDAL
These friends of our College give a pretty gold medal to the
young lady who wins for her society in a reading contest. Last
session Miss Floy Kelley won the medal for the Zellners.
MINTER DRY GOODS CO. GOLD MEDAL
Among other substantial ways, these good friends, show their
appreciation of our College by giving a handsome gold medal to the
young lady who wins for her society in an Essay Contest. Miss
Hettie Randolph won this honor for the Zellners last session.
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