Awards

Shannon Point

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring

In a White House ceremony on March 18, 2003, Dr. Steve Sulkin, SPMC Director, accepted the award on behalf of the Shannon Point Marine Center. Shannon Point was one of six institutions in the nation the President honored for achieving "remarkable" increases in "participation of minorities, women, and disabled students" in scientific fields. Dr. Brian Bingham, director of the Minorities in Marine Science Undergraduate Program, for which Shannon Point received the honor, also was recognized for his work in promoting diversity. In a ceremony at the US Capitol, he received the Walter B. Jones/NOAA Excellence Award for Promoting Diversity in Coastal and Ocean Resource Management.

Shannon Point Faculty and Staff

Dr. Brian Bingham: Western Society of Naturalists 2006 Naturalist of the Year

Dr. Brian Bingham: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Walter Jones Memorial/NOAA Excellence Award in Coastal and Ocean Resource Management for Excellence in Promoting Diversity

Dr. Brian Bingham: Western Washington University's Diversity Achievement Award

Shannon Point Students

Monique Savedo: Best Student Paper Award, Pacific Estuarine Research Society, 2010

Katie Anderson: Best Student Poster Award, Northwest Algal Symposium, 2010

Jennifer Middleton: Best Student Poster Award, Northwest Algal Symposium, 2009

Linda Rossell: 3rd Place, Undergaduate Poster Award, Georgia Basin/Puget Sound Research Conference, 2007

Eloy Martinez Rivera: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2006

Cynthia Montanez: Honorable Mention Undergraduate Paper Award, Western Washington University Sigma Xi Poster Session, 2006

Tiffany Robinson: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2006

Cecilia Lewis: Best Student Paper Award, Estuarine Research Federation, 2005

Eloy Martinez Rivera: Honorable Mention Undergraduate Paper Award, Western Washington University Sigma Xi Poster Session, 2005

Leah Paisano: Best Undergraduate Student Paper Award, Pacific Northwest Chapter, Society of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Annual Meeting, 2005

Leah Paisano: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2005

Khary Johnson: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2004

Lindsey Milonas: Honorable Mention Graduate Paper Award, Western Washington University Sigma Xi Poster Session, 2004

Rachel Vazquez: Honorable Mention Undergraduate Paper Award, Western Washington University Sigma Xi Poster Session, 2004

Amanda Canning: Third Place, Undergraduate Poster Presentations, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2003.

Lisa Marko: Best Undergraduate Student Presentation, Pacific Northwest Chapter, Society of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Annual Meeting, 2003

Safiya Sawney: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2003

Don Hubner: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2002

Mahealani Kaneshiro: Best Student Paper Award, Pacific Wetlands Conference, 2002

Safiya Sawney: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2002

Adriana Veloza: Best Student Paper Award, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, 2002

Tamieka Armstrong: Best Student Paper Award, 9th East coast Protozoology Conference, 2001

Andrea Balderas: Best Student Paper Award, Pacific Estuarine Research Society, 2001

Mahealani Kaneshiro: Best Student Paper Award, Pacific Estuarine Research Society, 2001

Mahealani Kaneshiro: Best Student Paper Award, 21st Century COE center, University of Ryukyu, 2001

Jame McCray: Best Student Paper Award, Estuarine Research Federation, 2001

Letise Houser: Best Undergraduate Paper Award, Western Washington University Sigma Xi Poster Session, 2000

Eddy Flores: Best Student Paper Award, Pacific Estuarine Research Federation Annual Meeting, 1999

Erika Yates: Best Undergraduate Paper Award, Pacific Estuarine Research Society Annual Meeting, 1999

Janel Banks: Best Student Presentation, Pacific Coast Section of the National Shellfisheries Association, 1998

Jenny de la Hoz: Director's Award, Graduate and Professional Student Council Student Showcase, U. of Arizona, 1997

Leon Augustine: Best Student Paper Award, Association of Southeastern Biologists, 1996

Herb Wounded Head: Best Student Paper Award, The Estuarine Research Federation, 1991

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