Alaska Science Teachers Association

Emma Walton Award

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.

2015 Winner

Pam Randles of Haines, Alaska.

2013 Winner

Kenji Yoshikawa, known as "Tunnel Man!"

There were three other outstanding nominees: Trisha Herminghaus (Anchorage), Dave Gillam (Anchorage), and Pam Randles (Haines.)


Award Open for Nominations

The 2017 Emma Walton Award nominations are now open in conjunction with the Fairbanks Conference.

Click here to view the nomination form.

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