Joel Reed and Victoria Christensen

GEMS Diamond Award

Established in 2006, the GEMS Diamond Award honors and recognizes a graduating student who shows excellence and balance in academic achievement and volunteer involvement in both university and community activities during their time as a College of Earth and Mineral Sciences student. A lifetime membership in the Penn State Alumni Association will be awarded to the recipient.

Submission deadline: February 15 annually

Application period is now closed.

Past Recipients

Year Name Department
2018 Victoria Christensen Materials Science and Engineering
2017 PJ Tatano Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and Energy Business and Finance
2016 Ryan Breton Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2015 Lorraine Hussain Materials Science and Engineering
2014 Patrick Boynton Geography | International Politics
2013 Anne Tamalavage Geosciences
2012 Erica Marden Materials Science and Engineering
2011 Lauren Herwehe Geography | Geosciences
2010 Sarah Barrett Geosciences
2009 Thomas Sabbatelli Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2008 Jennifer Ziegenfus Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2007 Alexis Phillips Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

GEMS Diamond Award Application