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May 2017

AWRI In the News

“Great Lakes scientists team up to track fish with GLATOS”
Great Lakes Echo, May 3, 2017
Carl Ruetz was interviewed about the use of the tagged fish and receivers.

“Grand Valley education assistant wins national teaching award”
GVnow, May 23, 2017
Sherry Claflin, part time classroom instructor at AWRI, was the recipient of the 2017 Michigan Outstanding Earth Science Teacher awarded by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

“Statewide award given to teacher at GVSU institute on Muskegon Lake”
MLive, May 24, 2017
Sherry Claflin, part time classroom instructor at AWRI, was the recipient of the 2017 Michigan Outstanding Earth Science Teacher awarded by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

“Project WET teaches third-graders about water”
Big Rapids PIONEER, May 25, 2017
Janet Vail participated in this water festival in Big Rapids.

LMC Events

May 1
Students from Holmes Elementary (Ottawa County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 2
Students from Dutton Elementary (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 10 & 30
Students from Shoreline Elementary (Muskegon County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities.

May 11 & 16
Students from Rockford Elementary (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 12
The GVSU Disability Support Resources Office held their staff retreat at the Lake Michigan Center.

May 15
Students from St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary (Ingham County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 17
Students from Brookwood Elementary (Kent County) took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 22-25
Students from Daisy Brook Elementary (Newago County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.

May 31
Students from Alto Elementary (Kent County) visited the Annis Educational Foundation Classroom for hands-on activities and took a vessel cruise on the W.G. Jackson.