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Photo of The 2019 UW ESS Honors and Awards Ceremony.
The 2019 UW ESS Honors and Awards Ceremony.

The 2019 UW Dept of Earth and Space Sciences Honors and Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 9 at 3:30 PM in JHN-102, hosted by ESS Chair Ken Creager. There were numerous honors, awards, and scholarships given during this ceremony before adjourning to a reception in the Johnson Hall Courtyard.

Gallery of Awards Photos

Slideshow of Awards Photos

The major awards from the 2019 ceremony are :

  • Undergraduate Student Service Award : Tyler Valentine
  • Undergraduate Student Douglas Merrill Prize for Excellence : Jordan Wang
  • Graduate Student Howard Coombs Excellence in Teaching Award : Paige Wilson
  • Graduate Student David A. Johnston Prize for Research Excellence : Julia Kelson
  • Graduate Student David A. Johnston Prize for Research Excellence : Michael Kipp
  • Faculty Bassett Teaching Excellence Award : Juliet Crider
  • General Barksdale Service Award : Michael McGroder
Photo of <B>Tyler Valentine</B> receiving the Undergraduate Student Service Award from John Stone.
Tyler Valentine receiving the Undergraduate Student Service Award from John Stone. Photo of <B>Jordan Wang</B> being congratulated by Ken Creager for receiving the 
Merrill Prize for Excellence. Jordan was in Death Valley doing field work 
(mid-May!) during the awards ceremony.  This photo was taken in the Johnson 
Hall hallway outside the ESS Dept main office, where the Dept Award Plaques 
are on display.
Jordan Wang being congratulated by Ken Creager for receiving the Merrill Prize for Excellence. Jordan was in Death Valley doing field work (mid-May!) during the awards ceremony. This photo was taken in the Johnson Hall hallway outside the ESS Dept main office, where the Dept Award Plaques are on display. Photo of <B>Paige Wilson</B> receiving the Howard Coombs Fellowship for Teaching Excellence from David Catling.
Paige Wilson receiving the Howard Coombs Fellowship for Teaching Excellence from David Catling. Photo of <B>Michael Kipp</B> and <B>Julia Kelson</B> receiving the Michael Kipp and Julia Kelson receiving the "David A. Johnston Prize for Research Excellence" Award from David Catling. Photo of <B>Juliet Crider</B> receiving the Bassett Faculty Teaching Excellence Award from Ken Creager.
Juliet Crider receiving the Bassett Faculty Teaching Excellence Award from Ken Creager. Photo of <B>Michael McGroder</B> (not pictured) receiving the Barksdale Service Award from Eric Cheney and Ken Creager.
Michael McGroder (not pictured) receiving the Barksdale Service Award from Eric Cheney and Ken Creager.