October 2016

EKU Geography Major Wins KAMP GIS Scholarship

Larissa Watkins receives GIS scholarship

Geography major Larissa Watkins, a senior from Lindsay, California, was awarded the Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) GIS scholarship at the organization’s annual conference held in Covington, KY on October 17-19. Watkins has worked closely with several Department of Geosciences faculty on GIS-based research monitoring change in agricultural land and water usage in California’s Central Valley. In December, Watkins will travel to Kenya with geography professor Dr.