The Gene Stratton-Porter Environmental Science Award
The Gene Stratton-Porter Environmental Science Award is given annually to an Indiana science teacher who exemplifies the spirit of the great Hoosier naturalist and author, Gene Stratton-Porter. The candidate exemplifies curiosity, independence, love of nature, and appreciation of the importance of science and the natural world.
The cash award of $500 is given in memory of Evelyn Garvin McCabe, who was a devoted fan of Gene Stratton-Porter. The awardee will also be given a one year HASTI membership.
Candidates may be nominated by both HASTI members and non-members. The candidate may, but is not required to, be a current HASTI member.
Candidates should be full-time certified K--12 classroom teachers or informal science educators in the state of Indiana.