Philip R. Cosminsky Award

Philip R. Cosminsky (1906-1981)

 

Background

Mr. Philip Cosminsky was a Harrisonburg resident and a long-time member and supporter of the Geology department and Geology Club. He is often identified in many of the old Department photos. Mr. C was an avid mineral enthusiast and collector. His work in the field placed him in the Micromineralogist Hall of Fame. Today, his micro-mount collection is housed in the JMU mineral collection. The recipient of this award is chosen by the geology faculty members for outstanding service to the deparment and university in both academic and other settings.

 

Awardees

  • 2014: Timothy Kropp and Stefanie Paige
  • 2013: Jessica Antos and Meredith Butler
  • 2012: Catherine Patterson
  • 2011: Kevin Cabaniss
  • 2010: Seldon Walker
  • 2009: Andrew Hawkins
  • 2008: Blair Benson
  • 2007: Jessica Errico
  • 2006: Michelle Summa
  • 2005: Amy Jensen and Jacquelyn Hess
  • 2004: Christine Meyer
  • 2003: Mary Sutherland
  • 2002: Kevin Hagie and Scott Meredith
  • 2001: Stephanie Brightwell Coates and Stephen Flora
  • 2000: Stephanie Brightwell Coates
  • 1999: Stephanie Brightwell Coates
  • 1998: Michael Willinger
  • 1997: Rachael Davis
  • 1996: James Baldini
  • 1994: Frederick Scott and Jennifer Eigenbrode
  • 1993: Christina Harris Bicksler
  • 1992: Antoinette Geoly Hudzina
  • 1991: Erin Kenny
  • 1990: Natalie Prince Drummond
  • 1989: John Glover
  • 1988: L. Scott Eaton
  • 1987: D. Glenn Payne
  • 1985: Allison Earl Amram
  • 1983: Paul Holland
  • 1982: Douglas Evans
  • 1981: Lynn Reding Strickland
  • 1980: Douglas Ware
  • 1979: Robert A. Johnson
  • 1978: Sarah "Susie" Shomo
  • 1977: Holly Gideon and Susan Carlton Kite
  • 1976: J. Steven Kite and John Hilten
  • 1975: William Kane