The Monmouth College Department of Classics is pleased to announce the two 2011 recipients of the Latin Performance Scholarship.

Timothy Morris is a 2011 graduate of Southern Baptist Educational Center in Southaven, Mississippi, where he studied Latin with Jenny Wrigley, Julie Zammit,  and Joann Haughton. Timothy plans to study both Latin and ancient Greek at Monmouth College.
Emmery Schuytema is a 2011 graduate of Monmouth-Roseville High School in Monmouth, Illinois, where she studied Latin with Brian Tibbetts. Emmery plans to study Latin at Monmouth College and hopes to teach Latin in high school.
The Latin Performance Scholarship is designed for both majors and non-majors in Latin and offers up to $2000.00 per year. Applicants for the scholarship are expected to demonstrate some competence in comprehending and translating Latin with the aid of a dictionary and asked to prepare a short passage (c.30-50 lines) in Latin prose or poetry to discuss with faculty and students at an audition on the Monmouth College campus. Recipients do not have to major or minor in Latin to be maintain their his award, but are expected to successfully complete at least one course in Latin per semester. The scholarship is renewable for four years.