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"HAYNE" (HAYNE DEBATING SOCIETY)

07/01/2013 11:30 PM | Thomas Jefferon High School Alumni Association (Administrator)
"HAYNE" (HAYNE DEBATING SOCIETY) The Hayne Debating Society was organized November 1896 at Main Avenue High School and is the oldest boys' club in Texas. Its first meeting was called to order in an old barn. Originally, objectives of the club were to further interests in debating, promoting social activity among members and being of service to the school. Hayne was moved from Main Avenue when TJHS was opened. Today, Hayne's aim is to promote friendship and leadership among its members while being of service to the school. Hayne provides mascots for athletic events, mentoring and polishing brass around the school. The club is named after Robert Hayne, of the Webster-Hayne debate.

Thank you to David Sims for providing this history of the Hayne. Help us with Project Share Our Traditions. Learn more by visiting: http://tjhsalumni.wildapricot.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1622704

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