Congratulations to Diana Thatcher who was awarded a 2016 National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award honors undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated excellence as Teaching Assistants. Diana was nominated by Cinzia Cervato for her ability to create relevant and memorable lab experiences for students, her dependability, and her excellent student reviews.
NAGT recognizes outstanding teaching assistants in geoscience education with up to 30 awards annually. Both undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants are eligible for the award. Award winners receive a one year membership in NAGT, which includes an online subscription to the Journal of Geoscience Education and our In The Trenches quarterly magazine. The yearly membership starts January 1st of the upcoming year.