Colorado School of Mines has announced the first awards of its Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) Honor Funds for Excellence in Teaching and Learning this month.
This award was created to recognize dedicated faculty members including Carol Job and Sharon McAuliffe.
Clinton Parapat, a mechanical engineering student was awarded $800 with the Learning and Perseverance Award, and metallurgical and materials engineering student Chris Lebaron was awarded $200 as a runner-up.
Both winners were asked to nominate a member of the faculty that has offered them assistance or inspired their respective work. Academic Advising Coordinator in the Center for Academic Services and Advising Megan Harris was selected by both Parapat and Lebaron.
Three awards were presented by AMS faculty, including head of the AMS Department Willy Hereman. He was joined by Holly Eklund, Terry Bridgeman, Gus Greivel and Debra Carney.