Louisiana Sea Grant hosted a Coastal Connections Competition open to graduate students from UNO and Tulane University. Students from a broad range of disciplines presented on issues concerning coastlines. Each university’s top two presenters received $500 in travel grants.
- University of New Orleans Winners
- Judges' Selection: Alahna Moore
- Fan Favorite: Allison Haertling
- Tulane University Winners
- Judges' Selection: Maricel Beltrán-Burgos
- Fan Favorite: Stephen Formel