Bekki Dawson was awarded the 2013 Fireman Fellowship of the Astronomy department for her PhD thesis, "On the Migratory Behavior of Planetary Systems." Department chair Avi Loeb presented the award to Dawson at the annual departmental awards ceremony on Monday, May 20, 2013.
Members of the Fireman family attend the ceremony which includes brief presentations by recipients of all graduate and undergraduate awardees. The event is capped by a barbeque picnic held on the Perkins Building patio.
From Left: Irwin Shapiro, Mrs. Edward Fireman, Rebekah Dawson, Ruth Murray-Clay, Charles Alcock