Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 29
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The A Club
The membership of this club is basely entirely upon merit. Only
those students who win honors for A. C. C. in athletics, forensics or
other student activities are permitted to belong to the club. In addition
to skill and ability, each student who gets an A and is entitled to
membership in the A Club must be of high moral standing. A failure
to live up to these ideals in after life forfeits the membership and the
individual will be. required Ito return his letter. The letter will be
awarded commencement morning of each year. One of the great honors
of the school is membership in this club.
The W Club
The "Worthy Women" is a sister organization to the A Club. For
several years the girls of A. C. C. have felt the need of an organization
of this kind; but no definite steps were taken until the present
session. Sister Sewell chose several girls who were to form the nucleus
and draw up the constitution of the club. The purpose of the organization
is to develop ideal college women. The motto of the club
is, "A worthy woman who can find, for her price is far above rubies?"
Membership is conferred upon those who are considered by the
club as approaching the model woman pictured by King Solomon in
this chapter. Small "W's" set with rubies are awarded on commencement
The Press Club
During the session of 1919-20 the students taking an active interest
in the college publications organized the Press Club of A. C. C. Membership
consists of those who have demonstrated ability and interest
in collegiate journalism by their activities on one or more of the college
publications. The staff of The Optimist is elected from its
Philo-Zellner Literary Society
The society is composed of both boys and girls. It was organized
at the beginning of the 1913-'14 session, and has done excellent work
during the succeeding years. The programs are varied and offer an
excellent opportunity to those who avail themselves of the opportunities.
During the past session the society became a member of the
Philo Federation of Texas.
Jag. A. Harding Literary Society
This society was also organized at the beginning of the 1913-'14
session, and is composed of both boys and girls. The excellency of this
society is shown by the honors it has won. The society became affiliated
with the Erisophean-Ophelian federation of societies last session.
The Alamo Debating Club
The purpose of this club is to encourage and assist young men in
public speaking and in debating. The club will furnish the college
It shall be the purpose of the school to make athletics a means to
an end. Football, basketball, baseball, volley ball, and tennis are all
given a place. The young ladies take calisthenic drill. During the
SESSION OF 1~920-'21.
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921, book, June 1920; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45935/m1/31/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.