History of the Emma Walton Award
Alaska and the nation lost a science education leader last October. To continue to honor her service to encourage and strengthen science literacy throughout the country,
Colleagues may nominate a science educator whose work is primarily carried out in Alaska and who exemplifies Emma's knowledge, enthusiasm, and commitment. This recognition comes with a $500 cash award to be applied to professional development.
Pam Randles of Haines, Alaska.
Kenji Yoshikawa, known as "Tunnel Man!"
There were three other outstanding nominees: Trisha Herminghaus (Anchorage), Dave Gillam (Anchorage), and Pam Randles (Haines.)
The 2017 Emma Walton Award nominations are now open in conjunction with the Fairbanks Conference.
Click here to view the nomination form.