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2022-2023 Student Awards and Recognitions

Congratulations to the A&GS OUTSTANDING JUNIOR AND SENIOR Senior Awardee: Andiela Jovanovic (Aviation - Non-Flying), 1st Alt: Marcus Ake (Meteorology), 2nd Alt: Henil Rathod (Aviation - Flying) Junior Awardee: Lydia Koehler (Aviation - Flying)

2021-2022 Student Awards and Recognitions

April 1, 2022

A&GS Student Awards

2021 -2022 A&GS Outstanding Senior (John W. Nichols Trailblazer Scholarship) Congratulations Hannah! Hannah Gard Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? It has helped me to complete my degree at the university of Oklahoma which has provided me the opportunities and connections I need to find a job.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Oustanding Senior - Hannah Gard
2021 -2022 A&GS Outstanding Senior (First Alternite) Congratulations Lily! Lily RayeBachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? I will be attending NC State University in the fall to pursue a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences. I will be working wth Dr. Kathie Dello, the director of the NC State climate office, to research heat and flooding risks and develop equitable climate solutions for underserved communities in Carolinas. I believe this award will help guide me throughout my graduate experience and inspire me to continue pursuing excellence in my academics and research experiences. I am thankful for this acknowledgement, and I am truly thankful for the school of meteorology for allowing my passion for science to flourish fthese last four years.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Oustanding Senior - Lily Raye
2021 -2022 A&GS Outstanding Senior (Second Alternite) Congratulations Kiley! Kiley Allen Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award will help validate all of the hardwork that I have poured into my academic career thus far. it will also help motivate me as I begin pursuing MS and PhD degrees at PSU via Supercell dynamic and tornado genesis research this fall.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Oustanding Senior - Kiley Allen
2021 -2022 A&GS Vernon & Sandra Nutter Scholarship. Congratulations Adam! Adam Anwar Bachelor of Science in Geography. How does this award help you?  This award will financially assist my gial to complete me undergraduate education here at OU as an international student. I am eager to continue my senior year with the help of this award!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Vernon & Sandra Nutter Scholarship - Adam Anwar
2021 -2022 A&GS Vernon & Sandra Nutter Scholarship. Congratulations Daniela! Daniela KosnocovaBachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you?  This recognition shows me that hard work pays off and inspires me to continue trying my best in my future studies and professional work. the award will support specifically the financing of my graduate degree next academic year and will take me a step closer to becoming a professional urban planner.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Vernon & Sandra Nutter Scholarship - Daniela Kosnocova
2021- 2022 Oklahoma and Indian Naations chapter of Solid Waste Association of North America Scholarship. Congratulations Peyton! Peyton Cavnar Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? As I am pursuong gradiuate school out of state in the coming fall, this award will help me secure the end of my last semester at OU and allow me to put some money towards moving to Vermont to obtain my Master's Degree. This award will help smooth the transiton from undergraduate school to graduate school.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Solid Waste Association of North America Scholarship - Peyton Cavnar
A&GS 21-22 Solid Waste Association of North America Scholarship Congratulations Anna! Aditi Anna Boals Bachelor of Art in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? As a financially independent student, scholarships of this nature are always a pleasant suprive. it allows me to take time off of work to focus on my academic endeavors.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Solid Waste Association of North America Scholarship - Anna Boals

2021 - 2022 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship (Graduate Student) Congratulations Aditi! Aditi Singh Ph.D. Cadidate in Geography. How does this award help you? This award has reinstated my belief  that I can achieve my goals with continued hard work and motivated me to continue pursuing excellence in my research. This award is a great recognition of my academic progress and will help reduce my financial concerns as a graduate student. Thank you for this great honor and acknowledgment
Image: A&GS 21-22 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship (Graduate Student) - Aditi Singh
2021 - 2022 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship Congratulations Michael! Michael Glessner Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science (GIS). How does this award help you? This award wil help ease the financial obligations that I have as an out of state student and will help me in weighing the decision to pursue a graduate degree. The award also encourages me to finish my undergraduate degree on a high note.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship - Michael Glessner
2021 - 2022 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship Congratulations Andrea! Andrea Lyons Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? This award will help me in paying my educational expenses as well as allowing me to concentrate more of my time on studying. It will also put less of a strain on myself and my family by not having to take more loans and extra jobs.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Ralph and Margaret Olson Scholarship - Andrea Lyons
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Marcus! Marcus Ake Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award serces as a reminder of my hard work and motivation to pursue my dreams. Wheneiver I spend those long nights working on difficult assignments, reminding myself of my worth and my goals pushes me forward. I aspire to utilize my education to pursue researh into inclement weather in a changing european climate. as a first-generation college student, everything can seem new and scary, but if I can keep up my academic accomplishments and shoot for the stars, then I truly do beieve that I can change the world one forecast at a time!
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Marcus Ake
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Alaina! Alaina Kurt Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This recognition srves as a great encouragement on my journey through college and toward my career. I hope it will remind me what to aim in mu future endeavors.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Alaina Kurt
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Joey! Joey Rotondo Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award inspires me to continue giving my best. I am moticated to help advance scientific findings in my field and feel confident in my academic capabilities and ability to serve others.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Joey Rotondo
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Emma! Emma Safranek Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award provides both the motivation to continue my hard work and the determination to contribute valuable research to the community.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Emma Safranek
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Ethan! Ethan Schaefer Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award will help fund my future endeavors in research, such as trabeling to and presenting for conferences!
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Ethan Schaefer
A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - METEOROLOGY Junior with the Best Overall GPA Congratulations Julian! Julian Schima Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? I'm always finding ways to doubt my academic abilities, so receiving an award for my academic accomplishments is a huge confidence booster! This award will add to my credentials when I apply for graduate school during the fall 2022 semester, which will be my next step on the path towards a career as a research meteorologist.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Julian Schima
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship Congratulations Nondumiso! Nondumiso Mndzebele Bachelor of Art in Global Energy, Environment, and Resources. How does this award help you? I have plans to study abroad this year and this scholarship will enable me to cover related expenses so that I can not only fulfill my travel dreams, but gain exposure to cultures and perspectives beyond the ones I have been accustomed to and ultimately make me a more globally minded individual.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship - Nondumiso Mndzebele
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship Congratulations Michael! Nondumiso Mndzebele Bachelor of Science Michael Beck Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability.. How does this award help you?  This award will allow me to pursue classes abroad in environmental studies and allow me as a plant biology major to incorporate environmental sustainability into my work.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship - Michael Beck
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship Congratulations Patrick! Patrick Painter Bachelor of Art in International Studies. How does this award help you? It has been a childhood dream of mine to study abroad during my collegiate career and I am beyond excited to realize that goal when I attend OU in Arezzo this fall! I am so thankful for the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center in awarding me their international studies scholarship. This scholarship is funding both an experience of a lifetime and possibly an opportunity to further my climate studies.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central CASC International Studies Scholarship - Patrick Painter
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship. Congratulations John! John Daniels Bachelor of art in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? As i am working towards graduation, this award is relieving financial tenshion and allowing me to commit more time toward my acadmeic pursuits. Having received this award recognizing my academic acheivements will also help me to secure future employment in a sustainabiluty related field.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship - John Daniels
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship. Congratulations Andrea! Andrea Lyons Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? This award will allow me to cover college financial issues that may hold me back from reaching my career. Being less stressed about worrying about college fees will allow me to focus more of my attention in class and also be able to spend my extra time volunteering and shadowing.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship - Andrea Lyons
2021 -2022 A&GS South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship. Congratulations Adeline!  Adeline Miller Bachelor of art in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? This award will help me in my career goals becaise I am planning to attend law school to become an environmental atorney. However, my famly and I cannot afford this edication without financial aid, therefore this scholarship helps my financial ability to make those dreams a reality.
Image: A&GS 21-22 South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center Scholarship - Adeline Miller
2021 -2022 A&GS Clyde F. Bollinger Award. Congratulations Julia! Julia Manipella Bachelor of Art in Environmental Sustainability. How does this award help you? A dual Degree takes a toll on the time outside of my course load and means getting to do extra curricular activities I loves relies on financial security. This award not only helps me stay present and driven in my courses but active in my community and clubs. I specialize in documentary production; more specifically, my interests in promoting and expanding cliumate sustainability through media is my overarching goal post-graduation. Getting to participate across industry lines inside the comfort of the OU campus allows me to put together the possible routes I can take in a future career. I cannot thank the donors enough for the unmesureable assistance to my educatucational development.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Clyde F. Bollinger Award - Julia Manipella
2021 -2022 A&GS James Davis Geography Early Scholar Award. Congratulations Tyler! Tyler Franklin Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Science (GIS). How does this award help you? This Award will help me complete my career here at OU. It will also allow me to focus more on my studies and relieve some of the financial burden from my family.
Image: A&GS 21-22 James Davis Geography Early Scholar Award - Tyler Franklin
2021 -2022 A&GS SOM Study Abroad Scholarships. Congratulations Mathew! Mathew Varela. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This scholarship has already helped me by allowing me the opportunity to study abroad in reading, england for this current spring 2022 semester. Numerous experiences from this opportunity will stay with me for teh rest of my life. I am grateful for the opportunity to study meteorology in a different country and have a life-changing semester. I am looking forward to being at OU for teh fall semester and using my experiences to better the chool of meteorology and the college of A&GS
Image: A&GS 21-22 SOM Study Abroad Scholarships - Mathew Varela
2021 -2022 A&GS SOM Study Abroad Scholarships. Congratulations Alaina! Alaina Kurt. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award was very helpful throughout my study abroad experience, allowing me to enjoy my travels while still focusing on my academics while there.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SOM Study Abroad Scholarships - Alaina Kurt
2021 -2022 A&GS SOM Study Abroad Scholarships. Congratulations Emma! Emma Safranek. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award enabled me to gain a deeper appreciation for many countries cultures and languages that will assist my present and future communication of science within both the scientific world and the community.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SOM Study Abroad Scholarships - Emma Safranek
2021 -2022 A&GS SOM Study Abroad Scholarships. Congratulations Ayman! Ayman Elyoussoufi Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This scholarship has motivated me to take every opportunity available at OU, making my education more valuable in the long-run. This incudes taking the opportunity to study abroad during my junior year, which would not have been possible without this scholarship. I am a driven student with a goal to conduct research individually and this award keeps me motivated to approach this feat. I also wish to become a mentor for future undergraduates wishing to conduct research early on so that they can graduate knowing that they have acheived more than what was required to earn their degree.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SOM Study Abroad Scholarships - Ayman Elyoussoufi
2021 -2022 A&GSDr. Douglas K Lilly Manuscript Award. Congratulations Brian! Brian Greene PhD Candidate in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award genuinely makes me feel validated and celebrated for the amount of time and energy that I dedicate towards advancing my field of study. I am also greatly humbled to receive this award in honor of such an influential scientist. With this award I am highly motivated to complete my PhD studies and I feel capable of influencing innovation within the broader boundary-layer meteorology community moving foward. Thank you for this recognition and to everyone who has believed in me along the way!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Douglas K Lilly Manuscript Award - Brian Greene
2021 -2022 A&GS Dr. Douglas K Lilly endowed scholarship. Congratulations Oliver! Oliver Millin Master of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? receiving this scholarship will help me to continue to focus on producing quality research in climate science. I am very grateful for this support toward my studies.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Douglas K. Lilly Endowed Scholarship - Oliver Millin
2021 -2022 A&GS Pugh Pioneer Family Scholarshi. Congratulations Emily! Emily Leske Bacehlor of Science in Environemental Sustainability. How does this award help you? I feel that my time at the university of Oklahoma in the department of greography and environmental sustainability has prepared me well to pursue a career that will really make an impact on our environmental situation. The department has provided me with so many amazing opportunities that have helped guide me to what I really love to do! this scholarship will help me achieve my academic and career goals by relieving some of the finanvial burden of my academic journey. It will help make the transition from college to a career smooth and less stressful. I am very grateful fro this opportunity!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Pugh Pioneer Family Scholarship - Emily Leske
2021 -2022 A&GS Pugh Pioneer Family Scholarship. Congratulations Connor! Conner Hurlocker Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainabiloity. How does this award help you? Thank you for  the Pugh Family Pioneer Scholarship, this will allow me to achieve these goals and ambitions I had not thought possible a few years ago. I intend to graduate with a bachelor's degree in environmental sustainability, and a minor in meteorology. after graduation, I wish to attend graduate school to work on a mster's degree/ while I am not certain what I will study, I do know that I would loe to study climatology, renewable energy, or environmental sustainability. An I am excited to try my hands at all of these options. Thank you again for this scholarship, it will allow me to achieve dreams I had never thought possible.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Pugh Pioneer Family Scholarship - Conner Hurlocker
2021 -2022 A&GS Dr. Rex L. Inman Memorial Endowment. Congratulations Kyle! Kyle James Bachelor of Science in Meteorology + MS in Data Science How does this award help you? Will allow me to focus on my future career in operational forecasting and/or research.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Rex L. Inman Memorial Endowment - Kyle James
2021 -2022 A&GS Forrest W. Johns Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations Ethan! Ethan Schaefer Bachelor of Science in Meteorology How does this award help you? This award will help me pursue my career goals related to research, such as traveling to conferences and participating in field projects.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Forrest W. Johns Memorial Scholarship - Ethan Schaefer
2021 -2022 A&GS Kenneth C. Crawford Endowed Award (Synoptic Meteorology). Congratulations Jett! Jett Mickelson Bachelor of Science in Meteorology How does this award help you? I look forward to using the funds from this award to help pay for my seat deposit at georgetown law, where I plan to study environmental law.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Kenneth C. Crawford Endowed Award (Synoptic Meteorology) - Jett Mickelson
2021 -2022 A&GS Charles S. Standley, Jr. Geography Scholarship. Congratulations Aparna! Aparna Bamzai-Dodson PhD Candidate in Geography How does this award help you?  I am a doctoral Candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability and will be defending my disseration in a few weeks. I have worked fulltime while concurrently pursing my degree, which has not always been easy to balance. I work for a network of regional centers that fund and produce climate impacts and adaptation science, information, and tools to support on-the-ground resource managment plans and decisions. there have been times where I have felt overwhelmed and contemplated withdrawing from teh program, but I have seen firsthand the need for scholarship on moving theory to practice and I dug deep to persevere. this award is particularly meaningful to me; it reassures me that my work has value and that my sacrifices have resulted in the creation of something conesequential
Image: A&GS 21-22 Charles S. Standley, Jr. Geography Scholarship - Aparna Bamzai-Dodson
2021 -2022 A&GS Gress Family Undergraduate Scholarship. Congratulations Autumn! Autumn Franklin Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability How does this award help you? It will help me continue my degree and help achieve my goal of building more sustainable communities.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Gress Family Undergraduate Scholarship - Autumn Franklin
2021 -2022 A&GS Droegemeier Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Meteorology. Congratulations Marcus! Marcus Ake Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? I am beyond excited and honored to be receiving this award as it serves as a confirmation and motivation for my pursuace of my aspirations. To know that my hard work is being appreiated and acknowledged gives me a genuine boost in my step, and I know that if I can keep showing what I can do, then I am hopeful that I can truly change the world one forecast at a time!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Droegemeier Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Meteorology - Marcus Ake
2021 -2022 A&GS Droegemeier Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Meteorology. Congratulations Ethan! Ethan Kararo Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? This awrd will help me continue to afford my education in meteorology, allowing me to become more involved in aviation meteorology and develop a high school meteorology curriculum for nationwide use
Image: A&GS 21-22 Droegemeier Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Meteorology - Ethan Kararo
2021 -2022 A&GS E.W. (Joe) Friday Endowed Scholarship. Congratulations Ivy! Ivy Jeffries Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? I plan to use this award to help pay for my education in the next year in addition to paying off the student loan I have acquired that is currently paying for my education.
Image: A&GS 21-22 E.W. (Joe) Friday Endowed Scholarship - Ivy Jeffries
2021 -2022 A&GS Eric Nguyen Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations Preston! Preston Roesslet Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? This award will allow me to put more of my time into developing the website and operational tools for the Oklahoma weather Lab. These tools not only help other students to gain hands-on forecasting experience using tools similar to what the SPC uses, but by building them, it allows me to learn the things I need to in order to one day build and amaintain tools that are actually used by the SPC and other organizations.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Eric Nguyen Memorial Scholarship - Preston Roesslet
2021 -2022 A&GS Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology. Congratulations Juliana! Juliana Mejia Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? This award is helping me finish my last semester and successfully graduate. As I prepare to move to florida for my first job as a broadcast meteorologist, this will help me cover important expenses along the way!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology - Juliana Mejia
2021 -2022 A&GS Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology. Congratulations Ayman! Ayman Elyoussoufi Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you?  This award will help cover for part of my senuor tuition and will further motivate me to finish my senior year strong!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology - Ayman Elyoussoufi
2021 -2022 A&GS Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology. Congratulations Robert! Robert Frost Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? This award will help my family and I cover the cost of tuition for the remainder of my undergraduate studies. Being linked to the great Dr. Edwin and Lottie Kessler through this scholarship is a n honor and only further motivates me to continue Kessler's spirit of discovery and advancement in the field of atmospheris sciences and make the most of this great honor.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Dr. Edwin & Lottie Kessler Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology - Robert Frost
2021 -2022 A&GS Tommy C. Craighead Award. Congratulations Tyler! Tyler Green Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you?  Receiving the Tommy C. Craighead award will help me accomplish my goal of becoming a successful contributor to the field of radar and tropical meteorology.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Tommy C. Craighead Award - Tyler Green
2021 -2022 A&GS Yoshi K. and Koko A. Sasaki Meteorology Enrichment. Congratulations Francesca! Francesca Lappin Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.  How does this award help you? The paper is the start to hopefully a long career of published research. It is incredibly validating to have something I poured so much effort into be recognized by the school.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Yoshi K. and Koko A. Sasaki Meteorology Enrichment - Francesca Lappin
2021 -2022 A&GS WeatherNews Endowed Scholarship (2021 winner)	. Congratulations Salazar! Salazar Aquino PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering.  How does this award help you? It will help me buy some productivity tools to improve my research effeciency. it will also help my saving fo rthe beginning of my future professional life.
Image: A&GS 21-22 WeatherNews Endowed Scholarship (2021 winner) - Salazar Aquino
A&GS 21-22 Kandi & Mark McCasland award for outstanding undergrad research. Congratulations Julian! Julian Schima Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award provides definitive proof of my capabilities as a researher, which will be important when I apply for graduate school soon. I would have never expected to be making contributions to the field of meteorology before reaching graduate schoil, and yet I have by writing a draft of a research paper. a big thank you to the mccaslands for sponsoring this award!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Kandi & Mark McCasland award for outstanding undergrad research - Julian Schima
A&GS 21-22 John Michael Caldwell Memorial Teaching Award. Congratulations Jenna! Jenna Randall Masters of Arts in Geography How does this award help you? Receiving this award is an eciviting recognition for me as I strive to be a well-rounded, ever-learning teacher of topics that I fell passionate about I have another year of being a graduate teaching assistant in my departmentm and I am eager to invest mor time in striving to be a better teacher to my students. As the recipient of this award, I have gained congifdence in myself as a teacher, leaderm and example for my students as athey develop a deeper understanding fo the subjects I am still learning more about myself. In addition to the emotional and academic support this award has offered, the monetary award is greatly appreciated as I can invest more of my tume and energy in continuing my own studies and focusing on my role as a graduate teaching assistant.
Image: A&GS 21-22 John Michael Caldwell Memorial Teaching Award - Jenna Randall
A&GS 21-22  Faculty recognition for Outstanding Performance as an Graduate student. Congratulations Emily! Emily Lenhardt PhD Candidate in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award is an ecouraging sign that I am on the right path in my graduate studies. Research has a lot of ups and downs and this was an unexpected soucre of motivation to keep pushing through the difficult times!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Faculty Recognition for Outstanding Performance as a Graduate Student - Emily Lenhardt
A&GS 21-22  Faculty recognition for Outstanding Performance as an Undergraduate. Congratulations Isaac ! Isaac Medina Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you?This award helped me stay motivated in my academic and research pursuits, and made me feel like all the extra efforts I had been putting in were worth it. it has also helped me cover the costs of coming to Oklahoma, and focus on learning about meteorology and aviation.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Faculty recognition for Outstanding Performance as an Undergraduate - Isaac Medina
A&GS 21-22  SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as a Graduate Student. Congratulations Melanie! Melanie Schroers PhD in Meteorology. How does this award help you? I am incredibly honored to receive this award! knowing that my service is appreciated will motivate me to conitnue to serve the students fo the SoM so that everyone may have an equitable and enjoyable experience as a student.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as a Graduate Student - Melanie Schroers
A&GS 21-22  SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as a Graduate Student. Congratulations Rachael! Rachael Cross PhD in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award definitely serves as a beacon of encouragement as I continue on my graduate studies. I am certainly no stranger to imposter syndrome, and awards like this definitely help me realize that I do belong here and I am doing good work. Financially speaking it was due to awards and scholarships like this that I made it through the undergraduate program here. So, I am forever grateful for the recognition and financial aif the school has provided me, as without it I would not be here!
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as a Graduate Student - Rachael Cross
A&GS 21-22  SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as an Undergraduate Student. Congratulations Claire! Claire Doyle Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? Throughout my time as an undergraduate student, I have wanted to contribute to teh continued success and reputation for excellence associated with OU's School of Meteorology. It means so much to know this work has not gone unnoticed. As I plan to remain at OU SoM for graduate school, this award will help motivate me to continue making a difference in any way that I can.
Image: A&GS 21-22 SoM Director's Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Department as an Undergraduate Student - Claire Doyle
A&GS 21-22  Oustanding Teaching Assistant. Congratulations Morgan! Morgan Schneider Masters of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? I hope to continue teaching and mentoring students in my career, and being a TA has been a great learning experience to prepare for that. it is very gratifying to be recognized for the work i've done to help and advocate for students, and I plan to continue working on improving my teaching skills in the years I have left as a student!
Image: A&GS 21-22 Outstanding Teaching Assistant - Morgan Schneider
A&GS 21-22  John T. Snow Study Abroad Scholarship. Congratulations Robby! Robby Frost Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This scholarship makes it possible to pursue my dream of studying abroad. Ever since I toured the NWC and heard about the study abroad program in Reading, England, I've been determined to do it. I look forward to experiencing new cultures and seeing what the field of atmospheric sciences looks like in another country!!
Image: A&GS 21-22 John T. Snow Study Abroad Scholarship - Robby Frost
A&GS 21-22  John T. Snow Study Abroad Scholarship. Congratulations Emily! Emily West Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This Award will help me in my future endeavors by giving me exposure to the field of oceanography. I intend to study ocean/atmosphere interaction, and while the University of Oklahoma can provid great resources in fluid dynamics through the school of meteorology, the university of reading can advance this education. In the short term, I will use the oceonographic material I learn at the university of Reading in my research studying diurnal upqwelling on lake Tanganyika.
Image: A&GS 21-22 John T. Snow Study Abroad Scholarship - Emily West
A&GS 21-22  Mary Anne Hempe Scholarship. Congratulations Juliana! Juliana Mejia Bachelors of Science in Meteorology. How does this award help you? This award helped me fund my final semester here at OU, allowing me to graduate on time this May! Because of this I am set to move forward with my career plans and start my new job at the beginning of June.
Image: A&GS 21-22 Mary Anne Hempe Scholarship - Juliana Mejia
April 8, 2022

OU Campus Recognition Awards

James C. Davis Early Scholar in Geography & Environmental Sustainability - Tyler franklin with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: James C. Davis Early Scholar in Geography & Environmental Sustainability - Tyler Franklin
Gress Family Undergraduate Scholarship - Autumn Franklin with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: Gress Family Undergraduate Scholarship - Autumn Franklin
School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Daniel Groeneveld with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Daniel Groeneveld
School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Cody Davis with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Cody Davis
School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Marcus Ake with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Marcus Ake
School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Ethan Schaefer with Dean Berrien Moore
Image: School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award - Ethan Schaefer

School of Meteorology Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award

Devin McAfee - Junior | Joseph Rotondo - Junior

Alaina Kurt - Junior | Emma Safranek - Junior

 

2020-2021 Student Awards and Recognitions

April 2, 2021

A&GS Student Awards

Student awards

The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences would like to highlight our student award and scholarship recipients from 2020 and 2021.  Scroll down to view the awardees.

Award winners will be announced throughout the month of April.  Please check back often as new content is added!

Thank you to the donors and congratulations to all students on such a remarkable achievement!