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.)
first recipient was granted the award in 2007, given annually for a few years. In 2011, it became a biennial award. Since then, recipients have
included Cheryl Cooper, Elena Sparrow, Ray Barnhardt, Kenji Yoshikawa, Pam
Randles, and Dave Gillam
NEW AWARD WINNER HAS BEEN SELECTED! STAY TUNED FOR ANNOUNCEMENT.
Award will be presented at 2021 AK STEAM Conference in Juneau October 21-24