May 28, 2017 at 3:04 pm

Geography Awards and Recognition, 2016-17

The Geography Department presented its awards and recognition for 2016-17 at Geofest.

Vanessa Thiel, Geography Urban Planning & Sustainability major, was named a Margaret Boyd Scholar.

Lauren Smith, Geography Environmental Pre-Law major, was named a Margaret Boyd Scholar.

The Olive Emler Ross Scholarship in Geography

  • Alex Prosser, Meteorology
  • Susan Beveridge, Geography
  • Ethan Sleeman, Environmental Geography
  • Emily Mullins, Geography
  • Iris Virjee, Urban Planning and Sustainability
  • Duncan Bauer, Urban Planning and Sustainability

The Regina L. Bloemer Scholarship in Geography

  • Ryan Shearer, Geographic Information Science (GISc)

The Bloemer Geography Scholarship

  • Jacob Pullar, Environmental Pre-law

The Hubert and Constance Wilhelm Geography Scholarship

  • Tiffiny Cooper, Environmental Geography

Hugh Bloemer Memorial Scholarship

  • Jessica Schaudt, Geographic Information Science (GISc)

Outstanding Graduating Seniors

  • Gracie Keyes, Geographic Information Science (GISc)
  • Kate Blyth, Environmental Geography
  • Marshall Pfahler, Meteorology
  • Paul Reed, Environmental Geography
  • Brendan Rossi, Environmental Geography
  • Jessica Schaudt, Geographic Information Science (GISc)

Outstanding TA (Geography)

  • Christopher Acker, Masters

Outstanding TA (A&S)

  • Sabrina Paskewitz-Drew, Masters

Outstanding Undergraduate Scalia Scholar

  • Marshall Pfahler, Meteorology

David Keirns Public Service Award in Meteorology

  • Kevin Thiel, Meteorology

Outstanding Graduate Scalia Scholar

  • Kelly Butler, Masters

Outstanding Graduate Scholar

  • Angela Chapman, Masters

The Joe Ferguson Scholarship

  • Kevin Thiel, Meteorology

Study Away Scholarship

  • Andrea Delaney, Environmental Geography
  • Susan Beveridge, Geography

Student Expo Poster Winners

  • Kelly Butler (j1st place, graduate), “The Effect of Land Surface Cover on Tornado Intensity in the Southeastern USA.”
  • Lucas Rhyan (j1st place, undergraduate), “Mapping Land Cover Change in Zaleski State Forest.”


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