Selected Awards (When, What, Where):

2015, John W. Rippon Research Award, Mycological Society of America

2015, Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Summer 2014, College of Ag. Sciences Travel Award, Penn State

Summer 2014, Mycological Society of America Best Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, East Lansing, MI

Spring 2014, Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Symposium, First Place Oral Presentation, Penn State

2013, 2014, McKenna Fellowship Award, Penn State

2013, PASSHE Ali Zaidi Award Finalist, Lock Haven University

2011-2013, NOAA Hollings Scholar, SCRIPPS Institute, La Jolla, CA

Fall 2012, Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President, Lock Haven University

Fall 2012, Commonwealth of PA University Biologists (CPUB) Research Grant, Lock Haven University

Spring 2012, CPUB Outstanding Student Award, Lock Haven University

2008, PA Governors School for the Agricultural Sciences, Penn State