Skylar Hurst and William Lewis win Evangelia Davos Prize

Congratulations to Skylar Hurst and William Lewis, recipients of the 2020 Evangelia Davos Prize in Classics. Skylar is a senior in the Classics BA/MA program and will complete her MA work in her fourth year. Her MA thesis is entitled “Material Sirens: A Study of Archaic Plastics.”  William–also a student in the Classics BA/MA program–is in his fifth year and completing his MA thesis, “The Fortress of Ignorance: An Abridged Translation of Jakob Balde’s Expeditio Polemico-Poetica, Book I.” 

Each year the Department of Classics awards the $500 prize to the undergraduate major or minor in classics whose work in Greek studies has been outstanding. This cash prize was established in 2007 by a gift from Peter Davos ’00 and is named in honor of his aunt.