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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