Awards and Accomplishments

Amphora of Achilles and Ajax Amphora of Achilles and Ajax
 statue of discus thrower  statue of discus thrower
greek ceramic fish plate greek ceramic fish plate
 greek inscription carved into stone  greek inscription carved into stone
 open air auditorium in pompeii  open air auditorium in pompeii
 roman aquaduct  roman aquaduct
 roman coin  roman coin
 roman inscription carved into stone  roman inscription carved into stone
sculpture of roman rowers sculpture of roman rowers
 painting of ciccero in roman senate  painting of ciccero in roman senate
 Parthenon Ruins  Parthenon Ruins
 medieval latin text  medieval latin text
pankration pankration
 parthenon  parthenon
 colloseum  colloseum
 greek warrior helmet  greek warrior helmet
 mosaic of medusa  mosaic of medusa

For all awards/prizes, the nomination for the award is based on a vote by the Departmental Faculty.
2018 Classics students receive awards
2018 Classics students receive awards

The Bishop-Elliott Prize:
An award to a student for excellence in the study of Classical Humanities.

  • Jared Calihan
  • Caroline Sausser

The Bishop Latin Prize:
Awarded to a student for excellence in the study of Latin and to a teacher for excellence in teacher preparation in Latin.

  • Lauren Elliott
  • Arete Kaffenes

The Elliott Greek Prize:
Awarded to a student for excellence in Greek Study.

  • Laura Chaffee
  • Katherine Melberg

The Henry C. Montgomery Classics Scholarship:
To Provide a departmental scholarship in honor of Henry C. Montgomery, Professor Emeritus of Classics, to an outstanding student at Miami who is majoring in Classics with preference given to a student in the sophomore or junior year.

  • Micah Carpenter
Clark Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship Award:
  • Quentin Stickley
  • Brandon Yang

Classical Association of the Middle West and South Award
An award given for outstanding accomplishment in Classical Studies.

  • Annamarie Daly
  • Troy Webster
Archaeological Institute of America one-year student membership
  • Joshua Anzalone
  • Hannah Clarke
  • Bridget Farahay
  • Charles Hoffmann
  • Andrew Hoover
  • Cat Looby
  • Quentin Stickley
  • Brandon Yang

The Judith de Luce Prize:
Awarded to a student for excellence in the study of Roman Culture and Literature. An award to a student in the Classics Department that honors Dr. de Luce's many years of service here at Miami. The prize is awarded every two years, whenever the CLS 402 capstone course (Age of Augustus) is offered.  A committee, consisting of the instructor for the course, the Department Chair, and all tenured members of the Classics Department, makes a recommendation to the Dean, to select the student project that best fits the following criteria: excellence in scholarship, use of interdisciplinary methods, and a topic relating to marginal figures in the classical world

The Marilyn Wade-Duff Scholarship:
Awarded to an outstanding student for demonstrating academic merit in the Study of Latin. The Marilyn Wade-Duff Scholarship shall be awarded to one undergraduate student who demonstrates academic merit in the study of Latin. Preference shall be given to undergraduates with a declared major or minor in Latin to enable themselves to teach Latin in the middle or secondary school level, or who are taking a course in Latin as part of their preparation to teach English at the middle or secondary school level.

American Philological Association Award
An awad that honors outstanding achievement to students designated by the department