Class Mottoes from Lynchburg Colored High School

  • 1905 Constantia Virtutis Basis (Constancy is the foundation of virtue.)
  • 1906 In Character There is Strength
  • 1907 Ambition Knows No Rest
  • 1908 Sive Labore Nihil Est (Without work, there is nothing.)
  • 1909 Rowing, Not Drifting
  • 1910 Knowledge Is Power
  • 1911 Labor Conquers All
  • 1912 Character and Not Reputation
  • 1913 Labor for the Good, the Beautiful and the True
  • 1914 Excelsior (Onward and upward)
  • 1915 On Duty
  • 1916 Press On
  • 1917 Ambition Knows No Rest
  • 1918 Nothing is Difficult to the Brave and Faithful
  • 1919 To Thine Own Self Be True
  • 1920 no graduates
  • 1921 no motto
  • 1922 As the Labor, so the Reward

Courtesy of the Lynchburg Museum System

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