Standout Classics Students Win 2019 Awards
Casey Kruger '22, from London, North Carolina, won the Outstanding Student Award from the Society for Classical Studies. The award goes to the highest-performing first- or second-year student in the major gateway CLA 111 class.
For their stellar performance in elementary Greek and Latin, respectively, Kelly Garrett '22 from Raleigh, North Carolina, and Zach Henley '22 from Gilbert, South Carolina, received Awards for Outstanding Accomplishment in Classical Studies from the Classical Association of the Middle West & South (CAMWS).
Harrison Dinsbeer '21, from Fleming Island, Florida, received a cash award for scoring in the top 3% in the CAMWS Advanced Latin Translation Contest, an anonymously graded test taken by 177 college students in the U.S. and Canada. Cole Thornton ’21, from Nashville, Tennessee, received a certificate of commendation for placing in the top 25% in the CAMWS Intermediate Latin Translation Contest, an anonymously graded test taken by 145 college students in the U.S. and Canada.
For his significant experience and demonstrated success in Latin, interest in Latin as a field of study, and outstanding general academic accomplishment, Tommy Smith ’23, from Arlington, Massachusetts, will enter Davidson next fall as the Dobson-Neely Latin Scholarship winner in his class.
Congratulations to all!
- June 12, 2019