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EOAS undergrad receives honorable mention from the Dwornik Award

Steffanie Sillitoe-Kukas received honorable mention from the Dwornik Award for best undergraduate poster presented at the Lunar & Planetary Science Conference in Houston (2019). The Dwornik Award is presented annually to best student presentations by the Planetary Science Division of the Geological Society of America to encourage students to become involved with NASA and planetary science activities. There were 128 students who competed for the award in 2019. The complete list of 2019 winners is at:Dwornik Award – Planetary Geology Division .

Steffanie’s poster was titled Spherules in Martian Polymict Breccias: I. Origin and Internal Chemical Zoning. A plaque will be presented to her at the Honors and Awards ceremony of the 2020 Lunar & Planetary Science Conference. Steffanie is a 4th year Geology major, interning at the Geochemistry program of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

Steffanie Sillitoe-Kukas