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DA Classics: Top Honors on National Exam

Dan Houston – February 13, 2020

In December, 39 DA students of Latin and/or ancient Greek took the National Classical Etymology Exam. The rigorous, 45-question exam tests students’ knowledge of word roots, combining forms, derivatives, and cognates. An impressive 21 students earned medals! Please congratulate the following:

GOLD: Carsten Carey ’20, Zane Smith ’20, Seth Thayumanavan ’20, Daniel Kang ’21, Sam Thiel ’22, Jean Chun ’22, Stephen Morris ’23, Justin Seo ’23, Thomas Harrick ’23, and Stephen Cooley ’23.

SILVER: Dylan Bane ’20, Madeline Lee ’20, Irvin Li ’20, Eric Wang ’21, Quinn Hampson ’22, Elena Lu ’22, and Bob Zhang ’23

BRONZE: Kate Hickey ’20, Grace Stone ’22, Yongjin Park ’22, and Brendan Butz ’23