Foundation Update

Aaron P. Rodriguez, a second year M.S. student at the University of Idaho, received the 2013 David W. Worthington Family Named Grant, awarded annually to a student studying paleontology.

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Nora Nieminski, a third year Ph.D. student at Stanford University, received the 2013 Mruk Family Named Grant, restricted as the Chairman’s Choice for Excellence through the Grants-in-Aid program.

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David Lawrence is a director on the board of Stone Energy Corporation. He served as Executive Vice President Exploration and Commercial for Shell Upstream Americas and Functional Head of Global Exploration for Royal Dutch Shell worldwide from June 2009 until retiring from Shell in 2013.

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Mahopac High School geosciences teacher Heather McArdle from Ossining, New York has been named the 2014 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation’s Teacher of the Year.

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Applications and nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Professorial Award. The Professorial award, given annually by the AAPG Foundation, will be granted to a college or university professor who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.

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The Honors and Awards program of AAPG provides a means for recognizing outstanding achievements and contributions by professional geologists, especially in the area of exploration for petroleum and energy mineral resources, and by other professionals who further the goals and objectives of the geosciences.

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Six outstanding teachers across the country have been identified as finalists for this year’s Teacher of the Year (TOTY) Award.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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The 2014 Halbouty Lecturer is Carlos A. Dengo, Director of the Berg-Hughes Center for Petroleum and Sedimentary Systems at Texas A&M University. The lecture is scheduled for Monday, April 7 at 5 p.m. at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition to be held in Houston, TX. The title of his talk is “Transcending Geoscience Paradigms for Exploration Opportunity Growth.”

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The AAPG Foundation Trustees unanimously selected Charles “Chuck” Weiner as the 2014 Chairman’s Award recipient. The Chairman’s Award was the first award established by the AAPG Foundation. It is to be given to recognize persons who have made extraordinary contributions (monetary or service) to the AAPG Foundation, and also to call attention to the role and value of the Foundation.

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The L. Austin Weeks Memorial Medal is given in recognition for extraordinary philanthropy and service directed to advance the mission of the AAPG Foundation.

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