February 26, 2016

Foundation supports students at Southern Section


February 25, 2016 – The ASAS Foundation actively supports student travel to the Southern Section Annual Meeting, as well as various student competitions held during the meeting. Here is a recap of the 2016 Southern Section awards and student competitions supported by the Foundation. 

  • Student travel scholarship. Deborah Price, a graduate student from the University of Florida, received a student travel scholarship to attend the 2016 Southern Section Meeting. The travel award is sponsored by the Joseph P. Fontenot Appreciation Club. Read more here.
  • Undergraduate student (paper) competition. Read more about the top three winners of the oral competition here.
  • Graduate student (research abstract) competition. Read more about the winners of the oral competition in both the M.S. and Ph.D. divisions here.

About the photo: Winners of the undergraduate student competition were announced during the 2016 Southern Section Awards Program held February 8 in San Antonio, Texas. Pictured left to right: F.W. Pohlman, University of Arkansas (1st place); E.K. Cook, Clemson University (2nd place); E.M Rankins, Auburn University (3rd place).