A varsity letter
is an award earn
ed in the United States
by regular participation
in a school varsity sport
. A letter can signify
as a varsity athlete, or that it's winner
n to recieve
the letter based on preformance. Letters are made of cloth and typically sewn on clothing that reflects the sport.
In recent years the letter has branched
out into non athletic endevours. It may also be awarded
to the long(er) established "Sporting colors
award" traditionally given by Eurpoean universities and schools.