McCord Latin Prize

The McCord Latin Prize is named for H. Y. (Henry Young) McCord (d. 1943) who was a "friend and benefactor" of the University and founder of the McCord-Stewart Company, grocery wholesalers in Atlanta. Three of his four sons were also affiliated with the school: H. Y. McCord, Jr. ('09) was a member and sometime secretary of the Emory Board of Trustees; J. R. McCord was professor of obstetrics at Emory Medical School; Jeff D. (Jefferson Davis) McCord ('16) was a professor and the first athletic director at Emory.

Image of the 1922 H.Y. McCord Latin Medal, Emory