A Gold Medal, $10, will be awarded to the young lady in the Junior or the Senior class who reads the best original composition in the most elocutionary manner. This medal was founded by the Faculty in 1877.
A competent committee shall be appointed, and criticize [sic] the fol. points:
1. The subject matter and count 50 or less.
2. The mechanical execution, including penmanship, paragraphing, punctuation, capitals, syntax, and general neatness. Count 50 or less.
Awarded to –
|1878||Miss Florence Ambercrombie||of Hood County|
|1879||Miss Lizzie Dalton||of Jack County|
|1880||Miss Edna Brous||of Stephens County|
|1881||Miss Ida Lemons||of Parker County|
|1882||Miss Ronda Caulder||of Hood County|
|1883||Miss Fannie Trammell||of Coryell County|
|1884||Miss Bettie Robertson||of Limestone County|
|1885||Miss Mollie Crites||of Hood County|
|1886||Miss Fannie Stone||of Hood County|
|1887||Miss Laura Lyle||of Hood County|
|1888||Miss Ruth Dysart||of Bosque County|
|1889||Miss Florence Farr||of Bosque County|
|1890||Miss Florence Farr||of Hood County|