The Paleontological Society


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NAPC STUDENT AWARDS

NAPC Student Awards recognize the best talks and posters presented by undergraduate and graduate students at the North American Paleontological Convention, a quadrennial conference administered by the Paleontological Society under the auspices of the Association of North American Paleontological Societies. The program was initiated in 2014 during the 10th NAPC (Gainesville, Florida). The program recognizes students for outstanding oral and poster presentations in the field of paleontology.

2014
THE BEST GRADUATE STUDENT ORAL PRESENTATION
Emma Locatelli, Yale University, “Experimental taphonomy of foraminifera”
Honorable Mentions:
Nicole Cannarozzi, University of Florida
Fabiany Herrera, University of Florida

THE BEST GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATION
Victoria E. McCoy, Yale University, “Effects of microbial activity on soft tissue phosphatization”
Honorable Mentions:
Chelsea Jenkins, University of Georgia
Sharon K. McMullen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

THE BEST UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PRESENTATION
Aaron M. Martinez, College of William & Mary, “Time-averaging in Chesapeake Bay mollusks…”
Honorable Mentions:
Nicole Little, University of Cincinnati
Elysia Howe, College of William & Mary