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Excellence in Geoscience Awards Presented

— April 24, 2018

Geoscience awards are based on research projects that demonstrate scholarship, creativity, and thoroughness within the broad area of geoscience. Recipients received an award certificate and a check.

Junior Division
Recipient: Lucia A Santoro-Velez
School: Jefferson Middle School, Albuquerque, NM
Teacher/Sponsor: Suzy Dunnum
Title: The Protective Role of Marshlands in a Storm Surge

Senior Division
Recipient: Lillian K Petersen
School: Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos, NM
Teacher/Sponsor: Katie Tauxe
Title: Predicting Food Shortages in Africa from Satellite Imagery
(See more detail about this exceptional student who won multiple awards for her work on this project)