Gordon A. McKay Award

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Gordon A. McKay Award
Awarded for best oral student presentation at society's annual meeting
Presented by Meteoritical Society
Reward(s) $1,000 and certificate
First awarded 2009

The Gordon A. McKay Award is an annual prize given by the Meteoritical Society to the student who gives the best oral presentation at its annual meeting.[1] This award honors the memory of Gordon A. McKay (1945–2008), a NASA planetary scientist specializing in lunar and Martian geochemistry. It was established in 2008 and comes with a prize of $1,000 and a certificate.

Gordon A. McKay Award Winners[edit]

Source: Previous Winners, Meteoritical Society

Gordon A. McKay Award Winners
Year Name
2009 Julia Ann Cartwright
2010 Rachel Smith
2011 Dennis Harries
2012 Maartje Hamers
2013 Nicole Lunning
2014 Romy Hanna
2015 Carolyn A. Crow

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Awards". The Meteoritical Society. Archived from the original on 6 August 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2014.