The Department of Classics at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, is proud to announce the winners of the thirty-second annual Bernice L. Fox Classics Writing Contest.  The topic of this year's contest, open to all high school students, was "A Classical 'Black Panther'".  This year there were 53 entries from 16 schools in 10 states.

The winner of the $250 cash award is Alexandria Miller of Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland.  Though Alexandria is a student at Bryn Mawr School, she takes Latin at Gilman School in Baltimore, Maryland where she is taught by Ms. Sarah Miller.  You can view the winning entry here.

Honorable mentions (listed randomly) were awarded to the following students: 

Leon Vadala of Thornton Academy, Saco, ME (Teacher: Ms. Sarah Cody)

Prajna Kurkal of Franklin High School, Somerset, NJ (Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Jones)

Elyse Ramirez of Chesterton Academy of the Sacred Heart, Peoria, IL (Teacher: Mr. Dennis Czerny)

Logan Paff of Gilman School, Baltimore, MD (Teacher: Ms. Sarah Miller)

Jordan Bonardi of Gilman School, Baltimore, MD (Teacher: Ms. Sarah Miller)

Kellina Brennan of Riverbend High School, Fredericksburg, VA (Teacher: Mr. Mark Keith)

Julia DiCaprio of Garden City High School, Garden City, NY (Teacher: Ms. Kathleen Durkin)

Iain Jaeger of Morristown Beard School, Morristown, NJ (Teacher: Ms. Nicole Freeto)

Jennifer Wu of Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN (Teacher: Dr. Ralph Covino)

Hannah Johnson of Loyola College Prep, Shreveport, LA (Teacher: Ms. Whitney Snead