Mrs. Hahn earned her Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction and High Honors in Classical Languages and Literature from The University of Michigan in 1994. She was awarded the Frank O. Copley Prize in recognition for her outstanding undergraduate work in Latin, and she won the Philips Classical Prize Latin Translation Competition. Her honors thesis discussed the treatment of Briseis as both an epic and elegiac character in Ovid’s Heroides. In 2017, she graduated from The University of Florida as a Master of Latin.
She has tutored Latin since 1992, and she has taught Latin classes for homeschooled students in Ohio since 2003. Her students have earned Latin scholarships, National Latin Exam medals, and excellent Latin SAT Subject Test scores.
She served as Secretary of the Excellence Through Classics committee of the American Classical League from 2013-2015. Her article, “Latin in the Homeschooling Community,” was published in the peer-reviewed online journal Teaching Classical Languages, Volume 4, Issue 1. At the 2011 American Classical League Convention, she presented a workshop on the same topic. In 2015 she joined the Editorial Board of The Classical Outlook, the official journal of The American Classical League. The Classical Outlook is the leading publication for classroom teachers of Latin, Greek, and Classical Humanities in the schools (elementary, middle, secondary), colleges, and universities. At the 2016 American Classical League Convention, she presented on the topic of “Leveraging Your Learning Management System in the 1:1 Latin Classroom.”
Since 2012, she has taught Latin and facilitated technology integration at Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, Ohio. She is the sponsor of the school’s Junior Classical League as well as the Assistant Coach for the Cross Country team.
Mrs. Hahn was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and was raised in Battle Creek, Michigan. She moved to Ohio after her marriage in 1994. She and her family attend St. Hilary Church in Fairlawn, Ohio. An adult-onset runner, she is happy to have survived two half-marathons with her feet and smile still intact.