It bothers me to hear people going around saying how they, their class or their club were robbed during the awards for Sing Song.
Students go around talking about how much harder they worked than other directors, but honestly who can say they worked harder?
Are we comparing how hard we worked by hours spent, or by how much of your heart and soul you put into your act? Because as it is, Sing Song doesn’t need directors who aren’t willing to spend long hours working on their acts, and who don’t want to make it memorable for the people they are working with, and clubs and classes don’t need people in their show who don’t care about the act, who aren’t willing to put the time required for learning and performing the show.
Yes, everyone involved in the show worked very hard. Lots of people are always upset by the fact that their show didn’t win, but Sing Song is not supposed to be about wining. It’s about bonding together as a club, as classmates, as ACU students glorifying God.
Do you really think alumni come back to Sing Song because their act won? Alumni and parents come back for the memories.
If we’re so consumed by the fact that our acts did or didn’t win, then we’ve completely missed the point of Sing Song because it’s not about wining or losing. It’s about the memories you make with friends. If we can look back and say we’ve deepened our friendships with fellow classmates and maybe met one or two people we might not have met otherwise, then why do we insist on cheapening Sing Song with our petty attitudes?
Junior journalism major from Abilene