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Science Education Volunteer of the Year

Every year the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society presents the Science Education Volunteer of the Year award.

Scope:  This award recognizes a person residing in Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Isabella, or Gratiot County who makes a substantial contribution to science learning in the Midland Section through volunteer efforts.

Eligibility:  This award recognizes a person residing in Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Isabella, or Gratiot County who makes a substantial contribution to science learning in the Midland Section through voluntary efforts.

Candidates are not required to be ACS members.

Nomination Package:  Nomination packets must, at a minimum, consist of a current resume or equivalent, a nominating letter, and at least one supporting letter.   The nomination must come from a Midland Section ACS member.  All letters should state why the nominee is deserving of the award with specific examples of professional involvement/growth, contributions to the profession, and outside affiliations. Additional letters of support from students, parents, community members, and/or administrators may be included.

Nominations not meeting the minimum requirements will be rejected.

Judging:  Selected by the Awards Committee.

Deadline: Nominations are now closed. The deadline for nominations 2022 nominations was March 31. The Midland ACS website, midlandacs.org, will publish details on the 2023 awards program in January.

Submitting:  Complete nomination packages should be submitted to Diana K. Deese, Chair, Midland Section ACS Awards Committee, Phone: (989) 636-9915, E-mail: dkdeese@dow.com or awards@midlandacs.org.

All submissions must be accompanied by the name, position, address, and phone number of the nominator.

Electronic (e-mail) submissions are preferred. Mail or fax submissions are acceptable.