School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment
Environment and Sustainability Program Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Environmental Science
The Environment and Sustainability Program's Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Environmental Science is given to a junior or senior majoring in environmental science. The award is based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities that best reflect environmental and/or sustainability interests within and/or outside of the University of South Carolina.
Isabelle Jones – Environmental Science
Bruce C. Coull Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Environmental Studies
A student either majoring or minoring in Environmental Studies with senior status is selected to receive this award on the basis of academic achievement and extracurricular activities that best reflect environmental and/or sustainability interests within and/or outside of the University.
Camryn Arnstein – Environmental Studies and Marine Sciences
The Distinguished Academic Achievement Award in the Geosciences
This award is given on an occasional basis to a student with senior standing in the Geosciences who has established a distinguished record of academic achievement and demonstrated truly exceptional achievement.
Jaquan High – Geological Sciences
Outstanding Senior Award in the Geosciences
The Outstanding Senior Award is presented to a senior in geological sciences or geophysics who has an outstanding academic record in the School of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.
Sarah Mielke – Geological Sciences
Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Marine Science
This award is given to recognize marine science majors who go beyond achievement of academic excellence and have demonstrated outstanding citizenship through their involvement in research and campus life.
Jessica Rodgers – Marine Science
Traci J. Heincelman Memorial Scholarship in Marine Science
The Traci J. Heincelman Memorial Scholarship in Marine Science is given in memory of an outstanding marine science undergraduate student. It is given to a marine science undergraduate student who exemplifies Traci’s qualities of excellent scholarship, participation in research, involvement in campus life and enthusiasm for the subject of marine science.
Emma Jackson – Marine Science
Harris Pastides and Patricia Moore-Pastides Sustainability Award
President Harris Pastides and Patricia Moore-Pastides are committed to sustainability and its positive impact on multiple systems. This award recognizes a rising senior at the University of South Carolina who meets GPA requirements and who has made an impact in one or more of the following areas related to sustainability: scholarship, leadership, and engagement.
- Scholarship: Through an intensive discovery or research project, the student has revealed a new understanding of the interdisciplinary connections between the environment, economy and society. Conclusions from the project should demonstrate the importance of sustainability research, suggestions for USC campus operations, and/or contribute to social progress.
- Leadership: The student has demonstrated an ability to put theory into practice by leading a team to execute a major program or project that promotes sustainability at USC.
- Service/Engagement: The student has exhibited a commitment to service and educational outreach through engagement with the campus and local community. Through intensive projects and programs, the student has helped to elevate the education of these two populations.
Claire Windsor – Geography and Global Studies