AWARDS & PRIZES
The department makes grants to students from the Squire Fund, which help cover part of the cost of study abroad or other classics-related research and travel, including summer intensive language courses and summer archaeological fieldwork. In 2005-2011 the following students were given grants. Click here to learn more about the Squire Fund.
|2010-2011||Ellie Damaskos, Nathaniel Durant,|
|2009-2010||Christina Burkot, Lindsey Davis,Susie Howe, Fotini Xenidis|
|2008-2009||Jessica Cepeda, Stephen Grodski, Christopher Kaltsas, and Anna Pachner|
|2007-2008||Paul Gerdes, Peter Gilchrist, Samuel Kachuck, Morgan McCray and Anna Pachner|
|2006-2007||Tess Amodeo-Vickery, Carly Bollinger, Joanna Kenty, Stephanie Leung, Anna Pachner, Emily Palmer, Thomas Van Denburgh, Jordana Wolf and Fred Zenker|
|2005-2006||Tess Amodeo-Vickery, David Edwards, Joanna Kenty, Sara Maeder, Max Matthews, Sabrina Perez, Cory Savereid, Jordana Wolf and Fred Zenker|
|2004-2005||Jeff Delauter, Julie Levy and Jordana Wolf|
The Ingraham Prize is the gift of Robert Seney Ingraham, Class of 1888, and his wife, for excellence in New Testament Greek or, in years when a course in that subject is not given, for excellence in a course in Greek elective for juniors and seniors. In 2005-2010 the following students received the Ingraham Prize.
|2011-2012||Elizabeth Damaskos ('12), Linda Kung ('12)|
|2010-2011||Kevin McKeown ('11), Henry Thornhill ('11)|
|2009-2010||Stephen Grodski ('10), Allison House ('11)|
|2008-2009||Thomas Van Denburgh ('09), Eric Weiskott ('09)|
|2007-2008||Thea De Armond ('09), Thomas Van Denburgh ('09)|
|2006-2007||Sara Maeder ('08) and Margaret Sinick ('07)|
|2005-2006||Lydia Bell ('07) and Deborah Schwartz ('07)|
Michelle Columbus ('05), Brigid Dwyer ('05) and Simone Walters ('05)
Established by David Sherman, Class of 1872, the Sherman Prize is given for excellence in Classics. In 2005-2010 the following students were awarded the Sherman Prize.
|2011-2012||Adam Peck ('12)|
|2010-2011||Susan Howe ('11)|
|2009-2010||Christi Richardson ('10)|
|2008-2009||Erick Weiskott ('09)|
|2007-2008||Joanna Kenty ('08)|
|2006-2007||Amelia Nebenhaus ('07)|
|2005-2006||Christie Roberts ('06)|
|2004-2005||Lydia Bell ('07)|
The Spinney Prize is the gift of Joseph S. Spinney, trustee 1875-82 and 1888-93, for the best original essay on some aspect of Greek or Roman civilization. In 2005-2010 the Spinney Prize was presented to the following students.
|2011-2012||Nathaniel Durant('12) and Nora Hoover ('12)|
|2010-2011||Allison House ('11) and Amanda Sweeney ('11)|
|2008-2009||Fred Zenker ('09)|
|2007-2008||Francie Jones ('08), Joanna Kenty ('08), Sara Maeder ('08) and Jordana Wolf ('08)|
|2006-2007||Tess Amodeo-Vickery ('07) and Deborah Schwartz ('07)|
|2005-2006||Daniel Matzkin ('06)|
|2004-2005||Leland Smith ('05)|
Phi Beta Kappa
The oldest national scholastic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa at Wesleyan, is limited to 12 percent of the graduating class each year. Election to the society is based on grades and fulfillment of the eligibility requirements listed in the Wesleyan Catalog. In Fall 2010 Allison House (Classics/Music) was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa.