Published on June 13, 2013
Samford’s Classics Department presented its annual student honors in spring, 2013.
Awards included:Wheeler Scholarship Medal for First Year with Honors
Sam HahnSeal Scholarship Medal for Second Year with Honors
Andrew BennettTower Scholarship Medal for Third Year with Honors
Mary Katherine JorgensenHoward Scholarship Medal for Fourth Year with Honors
Becca WigginsLatin AwardsElementary
: Stephen Lavett Intermediate
: Chris TauntonAdvanced
: Becca Wiggins Greek Awards Elementary
: Rachel RayIntermediate
: Joy Berkhouse Advanced
: Mary Katherine Jorgensen Philology Award
(outstanding in both upper-level Greek and Latin)
Nathan SmolinClassics 200 Spirit of Schleimann Award
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