- APCG Student Paper Awards
The Awards Committee, under the leadership of Dolly Freidel, presented the following Student Paper Awards at the 67th Annual Meeting held in San Luis Obispo, California, in September 2004.
The Tom McKnight and Joan Clemons Award for Outstanding Student Paper was presented to Richard Hunter, Sonoma State University, for "Predictive Mapping of Daily Weather Conditions at Broad Scales."
The President's Award for Outstanding Paper by a Ph.D. Student was presented to Dereka Rushbrook, University of Arizona, for "Sonoran Cartographies."
The President's Award for Outstanding Paper by an M.A. or M.S. Student was presented to both Heidi Hausermann, University of Arizona, for "Adapting to Economic Stress—The Coffee Crisis and Land-Use Changes in Coatepec, Mexico" and Linda Quiquivix, California State University, Northridge, for "A Study of Guatemalan Transnationalism."
The President's Award for Outstanding Paper by an Undergraduate Student was presented to Brian Colson, University of Nevada, Reno, for "The Many Effects of the ReTrac Project on Reno, Nevada."
The Committee Award in Regional Geography was presented to Zia Salim, California State University, Fullerton, for "The Murals of East Los Angeles."
The President's Award for Outstanding Student Poster Presentation was presented to Ronnie Caluza, California State University, Sacramento, for "Exploring the Presence of Filipinos in South Sacramento."
The Association congratulates each of these recipients and applauds their fine efforts.