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Foundation Update

With a history of her innovative approach to geoscience education, her involvement in the industry and her service to the profession, Gómez is the first educator from Latin America to receive the Foundation’s IGEA. 

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Foundation Update

You could call it destiny – Sabrina Ewald’s family history, after all, is dominated by those who either worked in the oil industry or were teachers. “These experiences shaped my plan for the future, and I always had two ideas of what I wanted to do with my life – geologist or teacher,” she said. Guess what won out?

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Foundation Update

Bradford “Brad” Burton is an associate professor in the Natural and Environmental Sciences Department at Western Colorado University (WCU) in Gunnison, Colo. He holds the Rady Chair in Petroleum Geology at WCU.  

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Foundation Update

Rebekah Kienenberger, an Earth and space science teacher from Arete Preparatory Academy in Gilbert, Ariz., has been named as the 2020 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation’s Teacher of the Year.

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Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation's 2019 Inspirational Geoscience Educator Award recipient, Brett Carpenter, was the Earth Science Week speaker at University of Tulsa's Geo Seminar. His research is a project that examines the elements that make pre-existing basement faults prone to earthquakes.

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Foundation Update

International semifinalist teams compete for Excellence in Teamwork award, Excellence in Innovation Award, Third Place Stoneley Medal, Second Place Selley Cup and First Place Imperial Barrel Award.

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Foundation Update

Outstanding geoscience students and AAPG Student Chapters receive awards for Best Student Paper/Oral Presentations, Best Student Posters, Outstanding Student Chapters and the AAPG Student Chapter YouTube™Contest winners.

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Foundation Update

The next article in the Yellow Ribbon Series features Cameron Gernant. The Yellow Ribbon Series focuses on the stories of returning military veterans who are pursuing degrees in the geosciences as a transition into the workforce with civilian technical careers. 

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Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation is proud to announce the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) award, Laura Branch. Branch teaches AP Environmental Science, geology and general science classes at Ernest Righetti High School in Santa Maria, Calif. 

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Foundation Update

The first article in the Yellow Ribbon Series features Bonnie Flynn, a 2018 recipient of a scholarship from the AAPG Foundation's Deana and Paul Strunk Military Veterans Scholarship Program. The Yellow Ribbon Series focuses on the stories of returning military veterans who are pursuing degrees in the geosciences as a transition into the workforce with civilian technical careers.

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