varsity letter

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Noun1.varsity letter - an award earned by participation in a school sportvarsity letter - an award earned by participation in a school sport; "he won letters in three sports"
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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Times when she considered turning in her helmet and shoulder pads and giving up on her dream of becoming the first girl in the history of the Rochester City School District to earn a varsity letter in football.
"Until then she did not earn a varsity letter because women and girls couldn't earn varsity letters," Swenson said.
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When he became the first athlete in UCLA history to earn a varsity letter in four sports all in the same academic year, he was better at football, basketball, and track than baseball.
When asked if the school would consider giving a varsity letter to special needs students, he replied, "We have considered it, and our decision was no.
The junior is a two-time varsity letter winner and is the first player in the school's history to win multiple academic team awards from Conference USA.
"In our study of late-career workers, those who earned a varsity letter more than 50 years ago do demonstrate these characteristics more than others - plus, they donate time and money more frequently than others and possessed great prosocial behavior in their 70s, 80s, and 90s," Kniffin said.
For us, wearing the varsity letter on a sweater for four years was all we knew.
As a four-time varsity letter winner for The Ohio State University wrestling team and a three-time NCAA championship qualifier, Bucher can't sit idly by and allow kids in his area to grow up as couch potatoes and junk-food junkies.
Uryga's list of scholastic achievements include the president's honor roll and perfect attendance roster for seven semesters, a double varsity letter in academics and advanced concert band, Wolf awards in Spanish, math and science and student of the month awards in band, social studies and foreign languages.
Jamie McEwan has to live up to his Scottish family's history of toughness: his older brother Tommy had earned a varsity letter in wrestling and was never pinned; Jamie makes it to the Nationals and wins--he is a McEwan, after all.