Student Poster Awards

Submit your abstract for the Student Research Poster Competition here.

Awards are presented to students that presented posters during the student poster sessions at the annual meeting. Students need to attend the Sedimentary Geology Division business meeting and awards reception to find out if they won and to claim their award.  Awards are co-sponsored by SEPM.

2023 SEPM-SGD Outstanding Student Poster winners

  • Natalee Weis (Montana State Univ.): Younger than anticipated maximum depositional ages of sandstones found in the Great Valley Forearc Basin reveal lengthened unconformity between the Coast Range Ophiolite and basal Great Valley Group, Del Puerto Canyon California, USA
  • Joe Clevenger (Utah State Univ) Newly identified microbialite reefs on the Grand Canyon Cambrian Tonto Group
  • Briana McMaster Smith (Northern Arizona Univ.) Comparative geochemistry and stratigraphy of Eocene lake deposits, southwest Wyoming
  • Joshua Malone (Univ. of Texas) Unmixing sediment sources of the Carboniferous Ansilta Formation of the Calingasta-Uspallata Basin, western Argentina

Previous Student Poster Awardees


2020, 2021 - no awards


Eliel Anttila
Anthony Edgington
Richard Hess
Taylor Kelln

Joshua R. Malone
Daniel S Coutts
Asmara Lehrmann
Mingyu Yang

Paul Dohm
Tadasse Alemu
Charlie Y.C. Zang
Nicholas Fedorchuk

Rachel Fliflet
Angela Norman
Nicholas David Risedorf
Cody Stopka

Carson Ames
Kristin Chilton
Christopher Connell
Evan Jones

Alexa Goers
Robert Mahon 
Maya Stokes
Tyler Winkler

Samantha Taylor
Elizabeth Heness
Marcelina Labaj
David Malone 

Holly Buehler
Christopher Cassle
Eli Erickson
Katherine Murray
Michelle Olson