Meyers Wins 2015 Essay Contest

Location: 
Ames, Iowa
Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015

Cameron Meyers, a first-year fellow studying rock and mineral physics at the University of Minnesota, took the 2015 contest's top award and was recognized at the summer's annual program review in Washington, D.C. He received a cash prize and gift bag, plus the opportunity to work with a professional science writer to critique and copy-edit his essay, "Silly Putty World".

The annual competition is open to program fellows and alumni, encouraging better communication of stewardship science priorities of and their value to society. Participants write a brief essay on a topic of personal interest, such as their career path and inspiration or their research and its importance. Learn more about the annual essay contest and read other winning entries here.