To support programs and activities in primary and secondary schools, the CAMWS Committee for the Promotion of Latin (CPL) annually recognizes with a plaque and a certificate the group which develops the most outstanding and effective activity for promoting Latin in CAMWS territory during each academic year (including the preceding summer). The winner of this award is announced every spring at the annual CAMWS meeting.
Projects supported by CPL grants are automatically eligible for this award.
Any other group wishing to compete for this award must be sponsored by a current CAMWS member and must submit a letter of application to the CPL chair at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 30, 2017. The application letter must include a 100-word summary of the project and a more detailed project description not to exceed 500 words in length. Applicants are encouraged to attach supporting materials such as photographs, flyers, pertinent newspaper articles, etc.
Recipients are encouraged to accept this award in person at the annual CAMWS business meeting.
2015-2016 CPL Award for Outstanding Promotional Activity in the Schools
Cynthia White, University of Arizona, for organizing a large-scale K-12 "bridge" outreach in conjunction with the joint Classics Department and University of Arizona Art Museum exhibit entitled "Rome: The Legacy of an Eternal City" (September 2015 - January 2016).