Anthropology Students Win Awards at Pennsylvania Archaeology Conference

Posted on 5/2/2016 10:06:51 AM

Applied archaeology graduate students David Breitkrutz and Katherine Thorwart both won awards at the 87th annual meeting of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. David won the Hatch Award, and Katherine's poster presentation won second place in the student poster competition.

Breitkruetz's presentation was "Spatial Analysis of Hanna's Town: Settlement and Geophysical Frontiers," and Thorwart's poster was "An Analysis of the Distribution of Materials at the Johnston Site (36IN2)."

Undergraduate anthropology students Kelsey Schneehagen and Eden VanTries also presented a poster titled "Hands-On Hanna's Town: Archaeology and Education on Pennsylvania's Western Frontier." Applied archaeology alumnus Jonathan Libbon was elected as president-elect at the Society's business meeting.

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology 2016 Meeting: from left, Katherine Thorwart, David Breitkruetz, and Eden VanTries and Kelsey Schneehagen
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology 2016 Meeting: Katherine Thorwart, David Breitkruetz, and Eden VanTries and Kelsey Schneehagen (l to r).