Kathryn is the winner of the 2011 Starfest Bring Home the Bacon Award. The Starfest Bring Home the Bacon Award will be awarded to the next Canadian amateur astronomer or group of Canadian amateur astronomers to make an astronomical discovery, such as a near earth asteroid, comet, nova, SUPERNOVA. This discovery must be announced by and authenticated by a recognized authority such as the International Astronomical Union.
In keeping with the spirit of Starfest the award will consist of:
a pound of back bacon
Prime Minsiter of Canada, Stephen Harper
Minsiter for Status of Women, Hon. Rona Ambrose
Minister of State (Science and Technology), Hon. Gary Goodyear
Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Hon. Keith Ashfield