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Award-winning Greek class

(standing, left to right), Benjamin Boyd, Sallie Ford, Myles Busching, Sam McVane, Bennett Henkel, Irene Morrison-Moncure, and Astrid Broady; squatting in front: Zach Mott.  Not pictured:  Madeline Chessman, Laura Tancredi, Ehren Wade, Zoe Weinstein, Gregory White.In Spring Semester 2009, students in William & Mary's Greek 102 Class (Introduction to Ancient Greek - Second Semester) took part in the first annual College Greek Exam for first-year Greek students, and their results were spectacular.  The class as a whole scored fifteen percentage points above the national average, and two students, Irene Morrison-Moncure and Zach Mott, were awarded medals for scoring above 90%, a feat acheived by only 13 out of the 311 students who took the test nationwide.  Ms. Morrison-Moncure was also awarded a certificate for the highest score in the class.  Six other members of the class were awarded ribbons for their high scores.