This award pays tribute to an SME group effort which has demonstrated active involvement with the MEC's efforts either through development and use of educational materials with K-12 teachers and students, or public outreach and awareness about mining and minerals. The MEC SME Organization Award is a framed certificate and a $250 check to the group for the purpose of sustaining their involvement in minerals and mining education outreach.
View the award guidelines
Past Award Recipients:
2021 – Not awarded
2020 – Not awarded
2019 – Northern MN Subsection of SME
2018 – SME Central Appalachian Section in collaboration with the University of Kentucky Explosives Research Team (UKERT)
2017 – SME Washington, DC Section
2016 – SME Colorado Section
2015 – SME Pittsburgh Section
2014 – SME Florida Section
2013 – SME Minnesota Section
For more information, please contact SME at firstname.lastname@example.org.