Evan Thomas, an M.Sc. student in the VT SuperDARN group, has been awarded a Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) Graduate Research Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The award is in recognition of the strength and relevance of the research that Evan is conducting and his academic achievement. Evan is analyzing SuperDARN HF backscatter within the context of GPS/TEC observations. He is the developer of the 'GPS/TEC Plot' tool that is available here on the VT web site under 'Data Plotting'.