Best NCW Event organized by a student group
Outstanding Performance by a Local Section - Medium/small size category
Outstanding Public Outreach organized by a student group
The awards were presented at the 2017 ChemLuminary awards banguet at the 254th Annual Meeting of the ACS held at in Washington, DC, August 22, 2017. Receiving the awards on behalf of its officers and members were Robbie Montgomery, Sebastian Jezowski, Bikram Subedi, and Bommanna Loganathan.
Most Innovative New Activity or Program
Chemluminary for Fostering Interactions between Local Sections and Student Chapters.
Awards were presented at the 2016 Chemluminary Awards Banquet at the ACS Fall National Meeting held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August ??, 2016. Receiving the award on behalf of it's officers and members are Charles Baldwin, Robbie Montgomery, Abigal Shelton and Bommana Loganathan.
For outstanding service to it's members and the community the Kentucky Lake Local Section was recognized - again - as the outstanding Local Section for it's size. The award was presented at the 2014 Chemluminary Awards Banquet at the ACS Fall National Meeting held in San Francisco, California on August 13, 2014. Receiving the award on behalf of it's officers and members are Charles Baldwin, Bommana Loganathan, and Keith Butler
For outstanding service to it's members and the community the Kentucky Lake Local Section was recognized as the Outstanding Local Section for it's size. The award was presented at the 2013 Chemluminary Awards Banquet at the ACS Fall National Meeting held in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 10, 2013. Receiving the award on behalf of it's officers and members are Charles Baldwin, Bommana Loganathan, and Keith Butler.
This award recognition program gives ACS members an opportunity to recognize outstanding accomplishments, achievements or service for those who have made a positive impact on everyday life. The awards are given by various committees within ACS at the Fall National meeting. These awards were first given in 1999. Prior to that year Phoenix Awards were given for similar recognition. MORE
National ACS awards are conferred after the year for which the award was actually won. To disambiguate, we give here the year of the actual activity cited in the award, not the year in which the award was conferred.
Each Local Section and Division nominated for an award is invited to present a poster to highlight their achievements receiving nomination. Recent posters may be viewed here.
In December 2007 the Kentucky Lake Section hosted the First ACS funded Science Café in Tennessee, reaching farmers, truck drivers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and politicians. This award was given for the successful promotion of the positive contributions the chemical enterprise makes to local economies.
KLS Immediate Past Chair Keith Butler receives the Award plaque from the Dr. Russell Johnson, Chairman of the ACS Committee on Communications and Public Relations and ACS President Dr. Bruce Bursten at the 10th Annual ChemLuminary Awards program on August 19, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
accepted by: Left to Right : Kara Jackson, Memphis Local Section ; Will Lynch, Chair, LSAC ; Charles Baldwin, Kentucky Lake Local Section
James O’Brien: “This nomination is based on the sheer elegance of the meeting….I believe we all left feeling that the meeting had been extremely successful and that it was a great example of how meetings should be conducted.”