The following three awards are granted annually by the Classics Department. Recipients of these awards are recognized at the annual Honors' Day celebration.
Horace White Classical Prize
Awarded for excellence in special work by a classics major. This prize was first established in 1901 by Mr. White, an 1853 alumnus. It was endowed in 1922 by his daughter, Amelia Elizabeth White, in memory of her father, who was editor of the New York Evening Post. He died in 1916.
William Porter Latin Prize
Recognizes student excellence in Latin courses (student need not be a major). This prize was established by the family of Professor Porter, who taught Latin and mathematics for more than 50 years, from 1853 to 1906.
Art Robson Prize in Greek
Recognizes student excellence in Ancient Greek courses (student need not be a major). This prize was established by the students, colleagues, and friends of Professor Robson, who taught Greek, Latin, and film studies courses for more than 40 years, from 1966 to 2009.