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02 August 2017

Niki Marangou Prize Awarded to Second Year Classics Student

The winner of the NIki Marangou Prize 2016 has been announced as Classics second year student Felicity Beech.

The Niki Marangou Undergraduate Prize for Modern Greek Studies is awarded for the second time in July 2017. This award has been made possible thanks to Mr Constantis Candounas, in memory of the inspirational Cypriot poet, novelist, painter and bookshop-owner Niki Marangou, who died in 2013.

The prize is awarded to the student in any year of undergraduate study who achieves the highest overall mark in a module (including a dissertation) offered in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities whose content includes modern Greek studies (from 1453 to the present day), demonstrating exceptionally good academic work focussed on modern Greek culture.

The value of the prize is £500.

This year’s winner is Felicity Beech (BA Classics (Greek and Latin, 2nd Year) for her performance in the module 5AACTL24 Myth and literature: ancient stories, modern meanings.