Honoring the top senior geology majors in all 10 Colorado Universities and Colleges

Excellence in Teaching Earth Science (Teacher of the Year Award)

In 2000, the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG) Foundation instituted an award to honor an elementary or secondary school teacher who has promoted teaching of Earth Science to K- 12 students. The winner receives a commemorative plaque and a $1000 cash award provided by the RMAG Foundation. The RMAG Foundation also awards the winner’s school with $1000 designated for its Earth Science program.

The Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Awardees

Ashley How Adams State College
Benjamin Lloyd Colorado College
Tatjana Scherschel Colorado School of Mines
William Gnesda Colorado State University
Connor Broaddus Ft. Lewis College

Tristan Bates Colorado Mesa University
Carlton Mueller Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Kate M. Nelson Univ. of Northern Colorado
Gordon Gianniny Western State University
Celine “Bean” Gill Metro State University

2018 Explorer of the Year Award

The RMAG Foundation is pleased to honor as the 2018 Explorers of the Year:

  • William Armstrong, Armstrong Oil and Gas
  • Jesse Sommer, Armstrong Oil and Gas