Houston Geological Society Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Peter R. Rose Humble Oil & Refining Company Scholarship: William M. Reid, Summer 1968 Marthon Oil Company Scholarship: William R. Dupre, Spring 1968 Mr. & Mrs. L. F. McCollum Scholarships in Geology: Thomas Howard Anderson, Spring 1968 A. Reynoldo Macedo-Raa, Summer 1968 Monsanto Chemical Company Scholarship : Robert Alan Levich, Summer 1968 National Defense Education Act Traineeships: Bruce Walter Boyer Arthur W. Cleaves Richard Alvin Crawley John Raymond Everett Thomas Walter Grimshaw Roderick B. Haulenbeek James Glen Mead Alexander Webb Ritchie William Brokaw Rogers A. Richard Smith James Harry Stitt National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships: Robert Allison Baker William Edmond Galloway Peter Robert Rose National Science Foundation Traineeships : Stephen E. DeLong Anthony Warrick Walton National Science Foundation Summer Traineeships for Teach ing Assistants: Robert Spencer Kier Roger William Kolvoord Richard A. Hoover, Fall 1967 Jerome N. Namy, Fall 1967 Peter Robert Rose, Spring 1968 Pan American Petroleum Foundation Graduate Fellowship: Neil Lee Turner, 1967-68 Pan American Petroleum Foundation Undergraduate Fel lowships : William Lawrence Heilbreder, 1967-68 John L. Aldridge, 1967-68 Scott C. Reeve, 1967-68 Shell Oil Foundation Fellowship: James Robert Jackson, Summer 1968 Standard Oil Company of Texas Fellowship: James Lee Dobkins, 1967-68 Sun Oil Company Undergraduate Fellowships: Walker D. Manley, Jr., 1967-68 Michael P. Stevens, Fall 1967 R. Cliff Wilkie, Spring 1968 Technical Sessions Best Student Speakers Awards for 1967 -68:
Roger William Kolvoord James Harry Stitt William E. Workman Terra Club Scholarship : Michael P. Stevens, Spring 1968 Union Oil Company of California Summer Scholarships : Richard C. Finch Johnnie Edward Fish Roderick James Harwood Judith Ann Schiebout U.S. Public Health Service Water Resources Training Grants: Charles George Groat Jan Juknievich University Fellowships: Henry S. Chafetz, 1967-68 Peter DeWitt Rowley, 1967-68 Francis L. Whitney Memorial Scholarships : Ismael Ferresquia-V., Summer 1968 Susan Burton Longacre, Spring 1968
Sam Ellison accepts a check for $1600 from Robert A. Mat teson, Sun Oil Company's Director of College Relations from Philadelphia. Looking on is Cecil J. Dearman, Senior Indus trial Relations Supervisor for Sun's Gulf Coast Production Di vision in Baytown. UT was the recipient of 14 scholarships and one grant, totaling $12,400, from Sun Oil Company. Four of these scholarships, each for $400, went to our department for the academic year 1968—69.
Teaching Assistantships in Geological Sciences Teaching Assistants are graduate students employed to teach on a part-time basis, moot of them half-time at a salary of about $2500 for the nine-month academic year. These stu dents occupy positions of serious responsibility in our teach ing operations and are chosen with as great care as are re cipient: of major fellowships and scholarships. In our depart ment there are about 25 Teaching Assistants who teach the laboratory sections of the freshman-level course and about 5 to 10 who teach the laboratory sections of advanced courses. Serving as Teaching Assistants during part or all of the 1967—68 academic year and the 1968 summer session were the following :