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Shannon Maynard

2017

Shannon Maynard is a senior from Fairmont, West Virginia, pursuing a major in geology and a minor in geography.

Shannon Maynard is a senior from Fairmont, West Virginia, pursuing a major in geology and a minor in geography. Shannon is a first-generation college student with a passion for learning. She will be conducting her McNair research under Dr. Steve Kite, focusing on local glacial sediments including those from glacial Lake Monongahela. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from WVU, Shannon plans on obtaining a Ph.D. in glaciology in order to study the relationship between global climate change and glacial landscapes using remote sensing technologies. Shannon is passionate about travel, the outdoors, reading, and writing.