The W. A. Tarr Award was established in March of 1949, to distinguish exceptional students in the Earth sciences. Thirty-one individuals received the Tarr Award during the 2015-2016 academic year. A brief history of the W.A. Tarr Award and the qualifying criteria for the award are provided.
"Sigma Gamma Epsilon 2016 W.A. Tarr Awards,"
The Compass: Earth Science Journal of Sigma Gamma Epsilon:
2, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/compass/vol88/iss2/1