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Classics students honored at Commencement 2013

The Classics Department is proud to announce awards presented to Classics students for the Commencement 2013 season:

University Distinction: In recognition of high scholastic attainment, the University awards Distinction to the top 15% of the graduating class based on cumulative grade point averages.

Cheuk Ho Jeffrey Choi
Matthew Eric Garret
Jacob Nathaniel Kovacs-Goodman
Shu Yi Zhou
Nicholas Daniel Gardner
Ben Alexander Radcliffe

The American Philological Association: The Department nominates undergraduates of overall exceptional achievement for recognition with the major national classical organization of the U.S. The 2013 recipients are:

Nicholas Daniel Gardner
Ben Alexander Radcliffe
Jacob Nathaniel Kovacs-Goodman
Shu Yi Zhou
Eric Matthew Garret

Phi Beta Kappa: Phi Beta Kappa is a nationwide society honoring students for the excellence and breadth of their undergraduate scholarly accomplishments. To be elected, a student must achieve academic distinction in the major as well as in courses across a broad range of fields.

Seniors:
Matthew Eric Garret
Jacob Nathaniel Kovacs-Goodman
Hayden Rodarte
Elizabeth Fair
Nathan Nolop
Arun Prasad
 
Juniors:
Julia Guenther
Maya Krishnan
 
Departmental Awards: The Department of Classics awards undergraduates of notable achievement with a monetary gift and certificate upon their graduation from Stanford.

Senior Prize in Classics
Ben Alexander Radcliffe

Junior Prize in Classics
Kevin James Bagnall

Asclepius Prize for Senior Combining Excellence in Classics with Pre-Medical Preparation
Cheuk Ho Jeffrey Choi

Iris Prize for Senior excelling as Ambassador of Classics to the wider community
Shu Yi Zhou

Honors: Qualifying for a Bachelor's Degree with Honors requires completion of a senior thesis and intense, individual academic research and writing.  The Classics Department is proud to award Honors to both Nicholas Gardner and Ben Radcliffe for their work.  Additionally, we are happy to announce that Ben's thesis was chosen from a large pool of theses across the University to receive a Robert M. Golden Medal.  Classics double-major, Hayden Rodarte, who completed Honors in the Program for Ethics and Society, also received a Firestone Medal for his excellent work.  We are very proud of all our Honors award recipients.

 

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