One of the most important functions of a professional society is honoring those who have made significant contributions to the profession and to science. In this episode we highlight two of the 2017 Honors and Awards winners: Samuel Gray and Manika Prasad. Samuel Gray was awarded the 2017 Maurcie Ewing Medal, the highest honor given by the SEG to a person who has made distinguished contributions both to the advancement of the science and to the profession of exploration geophysics. Manika Prasad was awarded the 2017 Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal, an honor given to a person that has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the science of geophysical exploration as manifested during the previous five years. If you enjoy the show, please leave us a 5-star review on iTunes – your review helps others find the show. Subscribe to Seismic Soundoff on the podcast app of your choice to receive the latest episodes first. Show notes and additional clips from Samuel Gray at https://seg.org/podcast. Sponsor The SEG Wiki is home to hundreds of biographies of key geoscientists, geophysical tutorials, and core content from the science of applied geophysics. Visit the SEG Wiki at https://wiki.seg.org to learn how you can grow the world’s first online, geophysics encyclopedia. Credits Interviews: Samuel Gray, Manika Prasad This show was produced by Isaac Farley and hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary.