Explorer Award Winners

Past recipients of the Catherine Miller Explorer Awards and the experiences they took back to their classrooms.

Catherine Miller Explorer Award Destinations Map

Explorer Award Winners by Year

2022

  • Teal Burford—Morocco
  • Kyle Kennedy—Egypt

2021

2020

2019

  • Kayla Bentz—South Africa
  • Allison Coffman—Kyrgyzstan/Kazakhstan/ Tajikistan/Turkmenistan/Uzbekistan
  • Laura McDonald—Israel/Jordan/Egypt

2018

2017

  • Sarah Meyers—Thailand/Laos/Vietnam/Cambodia

2016

  • Jessica Jones—Thailand
  • Amy Skidmore—New Zealand

2015

  • Sara Alvidrez—Namibia/South Africa
  • Leslie Bennett—Brazil/Peru

2014

  • Penny Morter—Myanmar/Burma
  • Jessica Blanchard—Australia

2013

  • Jan Fear—China
  • Ashley Mohror—Galapagos/Central Peru

2012

  • Adam Wiley—Israel/Jordan
  • Andrea Wilford—China

2011

  • Donna Godden-Alloway—Australia/New Zealand/Figi

2010

  • Darcy Hendriks—South Africa

2009

  • Joshua Hanna—Galapagos
  • Kristen Parsons—Turkey/Greece/Croatia

2008

  • Robin Griggs—Australia
  • Sue Johannsen—Iceland

2007

  • Rachelle Schneider—Tanzania
  • Kathy Haltmeyer—Italy

2006

  • Carol Kula—Peru
  • Karen Hartman—Tanzania/Kenya

2005

  • Robin Fields—Greece
  • Betty Wood—Galapagos