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The American Geological Institute's Distinguished Service Award to be presented to Edward C. Roy Jr.

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The American Geological Institute (AGI) announces that Edward C. Roy Jr. will receive the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service on Tuesday, November 4, at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA), an affiliated member society. The Reception and Awards Ceremony takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Metropolitan Ballroom of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and Towers in Seattle, Washington. The Heroy Award is presented annually to a geoscientist in recognition of outstanding service to the Institute and to the geoscience profession.

"Ed has made, and continues to make, innumerable contributions to the Institute and our programs, and his guidance throughout the years has been invaluable," says Marcus E. Milling, AGI Executive Director. "Ed is also an ardent advocate for Earth science education who has devoted significant time to help students, academic administrators, and political leaders understand the importance of the geosciences in our daily lives here at home and around the world."

Roy is currently the Gertrude and Walter Pyron Distinguished Professor of Geology at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where he has held various academic and administrative positions during his tenure of more than 35 years, including Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Division of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering; and Chair of the Department of Geology. In 2002, Roy was appointed by the Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency to chair the Texas Earth Science Task Force which is assessing Earth science as a core high-school science course. Roy began his career as a micropaleontolgist for Shell Oil Company. He earned a B.S. degree in geology, and his Ph.D. in geology from The Ohio State University.

Roy served as President of AGI in 1997 and as Secretary from 1988-1990. He is a Trustee and the former Secretary of the AGI Foundation. Active in many professional organizations, Roy was
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Contact: Perle M. Dorr
pmdorr@agiweb.org
703-379-2480
American Geological Institute
15-Oct-2003


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