For the 2013 student luncheon at the National Weather Service in Louisville, students Zack Leasor, Andrew Dockery, Samantha Garrett, Cliff Goff, and Emily Thornton gave presentations on their activities and projects conducted over their summer. A total of 25 people came to see the students presentations and eat pizza. Each of the students was given a National Weather Service polo shirt as thank you for all of their hard work.
Student Zack Leasor (Western Kentucky University) spoke to the National Weather Service about his fog and haze study along with his weather football page.
Andrew Dockery (Western Kentucky University) spoke about his aviation weather page along with his favorite activites over this summer.
Samantha Garrett (Ball State University) discussed her work on an aviation and weather powerpoint, in addition to the Fort Knox and Shepherdsville outreach trip.
Cliff Goff (University of Louisville) presented his QGIS (Open source GIS) work while at the National Weather Service along with his tornado safe room brochure.
Emily Thornton (Western Kentucky University) presented on her two historical research posters and experience helping with a storm damage survey.
The students would like to thank the staff here at the National Weather Service for giving them the opportunity to broaden their horizons and gain valuable experience during their summer vacations.