May 23, 2024

Three Latin Alumni Selected as Teachers of the Year

Hallie Feingold ’13, Lindsay Biddinger Herndon ’05 and Kevin Perry ’00 were each named as Teacher of the Year at their respective schools for 2013-14.

Each of the recipients majored in Latin at the University of Mary Washington and all three won the Outstanding Graduate in Classics Award their graduation year.

“We could not be prouder of how they have gone on to contribute to the field of classics,” said Liane Houghtalin, professor of classics in the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion.

Feingold was named New Teacher of the Year at Courtland High School, Biddinger Herndon was named Teacher of the Year at Spotsylvania High School and Perry was named Teacher of the Year for Spotsylvania Middle School. Biddinger Herndon and Perry are both finalists for Teacher of the Year for Spotsylvania County.


  1. […] housed on campus, it is almost natural that UMW has continued its tradition of producing some of the best Latin teachers in Virginia. We congratulate Kevin Perry (‘00) on accepting the plum position of Latinist at the National […]