The 2011 Outstanding Earth Science Teacher (OEST) &
Outstanding Earth Science Educator (OESE) Award Winners
From left: 2011 OEST N.C. Award Winner Tim Martin and 2011 OESE N.C. Award Winner Andy Heckert looking for Triassic fossils during the Carolina Geological Society field trip Fall 2011.
2011 OEST N.C. State Winner: Mr. Tim Martin
Greensboro Day School,
Guilford County, N.C.
2011 OESE N.C. State Winner:
Dr. Andy Heckert
Appalachian State University
Watauga County, N.C.
National Association of Geoscience Teachers;
North Carolina Geological Survey;
North Carolina Mining Commission;
North Carolina Aggregates Association;
Carolinas Section Association of the
Environmental & Engineering Geologists;
Southeast Section of the Society for Mining,
Metallurgy, and Exploration
From left: Andy Heckert, Appalachian State University; Randy Bechtel, NC Geological Survey; and Tim Martin, Greensboro Day School, shown during the 2011 NCSTA Award Ceremony.