MELBOURNE, FLA.—At Florida Tech’s annual Honors Convocation, Kyle Johnston, who is working on a master’s degree in space sciences in the university’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences, received the John E. Miller Award. The award is for excellence in graduate student teaching and outstanding academic excellence. He has already earned Florida Tech bachelor’s degrees in physics and astronomy.
Johnston is the son of Valorie and Skip Johnston of Frederick, Md., and is a graduate of Governor Thomas Johnson High School.
The Miller Award was established in 1995 in memory of the university’s longtime vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Miller also briefly was university president between the terms of Dr. Jerome Keuper, founding president, and Dr. Lynn Edward Weaver, the university’s third president.
PHOTO: From left, James Gering, laboratory director, Department of Physics and Space Scinences, congratulates Kyle Johnston, the 2007 John E. Miller Award recipient at Florida Tech.