Hollings Scholar Joshua Wadler wins Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the NOAA Science and Education Symposium

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Dr. Richard Spinrad (left), NOAA Chief Scientist, presents a certificate to Josh Wadler on 30 July.

NOAA Hollings Scholarship recipient Joshua Wadler from the University of Oklahoma won the award for Outstanding Oral Presentation in NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation Goal at the recent NOAA Science and Education Symposium in Silver Spring Maryland on 30 July.  The Hollings Scholarship Program provides recipients with awards that include a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) plus a housing subsidy during the summer at a NOAA facility as well as academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year and other assistance.  Josh spent his ten weeks working with Rob Rogers on Radial and Azimuthal Variations in Convective Burst Structure in Tropical Cyclones from Airborne Doppler Observations.  You can see an earlier version of the presentation at ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/seminars/2015/Hollings_2015.zip.  Congratulations to Josh for a job well done.