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    Betty Lamp
    Early in the 20th century, the Betty Lamp was adopted as a "symbol of learning."

    The beam of this Betty Lamp symbolizes the following:

    The need of exact knowledge

    The appreciation of beauty

    The spirit of joy

    The power of strength

    The blessing of fellowship

    The satisfaction of achievement

    The value of service

    The bond of cooperation