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Cheyenne Pratt

November 22, 2022 11:12 AM
Cheyenne Pratt is a Masters Student in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU from Bear Lake, Idaho. She enjoys hiking, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, spelunking, etc. If there is an activity to do outside most likely she is there. Only ask her for hiking recommendations though if you want to see cool rocks, she won't necessarily give you the most accessible trails.
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Hyrum Briscoe

October 06, 2022 01:50 PM
Hyrum Briscoe is a Master's student in BYU's Department of Geological Science from West Point, Utah. He comes from a big family and is the youngest of eight kids. He likes to rock climb, and play board games like Settlers of Catan. Hyrum is really excited for winter so he can go snowboarding.
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Brad Taylor

October 06, 2022 01:42 PM
Brad Taylor is a sophomore in the Department of Geological Sciences from Monroe, Utah. In his free time, he likes hiking, swimming, reading, and camping. Growing up his dad would take him and his brother camping in the Uinta Mountain every year.
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Kristen Briggs


"What I saw unique to geology that I hadn't found in other science courses was how integrative it is, using aspects of math, chemistry, physics, and biology. And that struck a chord with me."
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Bill Stavast


As chief geologist, Stavast oversees the entire geology department in verifying reserves, analyzing geological data, and overseeing logistics.