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Undergraduate Angel Pitts receives AAG Marble-Boyle Award

Angel Pitts receives this year's AAG Marble-Boyle Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding academic performance at the University of South Carolina.

Undergraduate student Angel Pitts was selected as the sole recipient of this year’s AAG Marble-Boyle Achievement Award in Geographic Science.   The award aims to recognize excellence in academic performance by undergraduate students from the United States and Canada who are putting forth a strong effort to bridge geographic science and computer science as well as to encourage other students to embark upon similar programs.   In his application, Angel demonstrated a strong background including numerous upper-division courses in Computer Science and completion of the GIScience track in the Geography Major.   His award includes a cash prize, a credit for books from Esri Press, and a certificate of recognition.  Receipt of the award also makes him eligible to compete for an additional research fellowship from the MicroGIS Foundation for Spatial Analysis in Lausanne, Switzerland.  
 
Angel will be graduating this month with his Bachelor of Science in Geography with an emphasis in GIScience.