Christina Carolus, a PhD Candidate in Archaeology, has been awarded a P.E.O. Schlar Award. P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards intended to recognize and encourage academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs. These awards are based on evaluation of an individual’s scholarly excellence, academic achievement, and demonstration of the ability to make a significant impact in chosen fields of research. The awarding body also considers an individual’s history of leadership, career goals, and public impacts of one’s research.