ACS Milwaukee

Student Travel Award

The Milwaukee Section of the ACS has a program to award area students grant to help them attend a nation chemistry meeting when they are presenting a paper or poster. The deadline for nominations is four weeks prior to the meeting.

An application form is required for all applicants. It can be downloaded as Word document. Only Applications received by e-mail will be considered. Winners will be notified one week after the deadline for the particular meeting.

Congratulations to the winners of the Spring 2016 Student travel award: 

John Toberman,  (Concordia University); Shamsul Arefin Ahmed (UWM); Rajwana Jahan (UWM)

Local Section's Chemistry Olympiad

In March of 2016 105 high school chemistry students from 15 different schools participated in the local section of the Chemistry Olympiad at Muskego High School. The top 10 students will advance to the National Chemistry Olympiad at Carroll University in late April.

The top 10 students and their schools are:

PovinelliChristopherMarquette University
 
BoteJoshuaCedarburg
 
SunSophiaBrookfield Central
 
CarpenterSteve Muskego
 
HansonHallieWaterford
 
KannanAkshayaShorewood
 
EngelMatthewWaterford
 
MisplayJosiahWhitnall High School
 
SprengelTimMuskego
 
DorwardPeterCedarburg
 

Cristopher Povinelli and Joshua Bote were the top 2 scores from the 2nd year chemistry students and Kyle Langreck (Cedarburg HS) and Logan Stipe (Whitnall) were the top 2 scores from the 1st year chemistry students! 
 
Congratulations! 

Milwaukee Section Award

The award was established in 1956 by the Milwaukee Section of the American Chemical Society to honor a Milwaukee Section member for outstanding contributions or service to the industry, the profession, or the Section in the Milwaukee area.

Members of the Milwaukee Section, with the exception of those serving on the Milwaukee Section Award Committee, are eligible. A person who once was a member of the Section but by change of locale is no longer a member, is eligible provided the achievements for which that person is nominated shall have been accomplished during the nominee's membership in the Milwaukee Section.

Any member of the Milwaukee Section, except those serving on the Milwaukee Section Award Committee, may submit the name of an eligible person as a nominee. The nomination must also be in writing and must be submitted to the Section's secretary on or before September 1st.

The nomination must include a biographical sketch of the nominee, specific identification of the work or service which is the basis for the nomination, and an evaluation and appraisal of the nominee's accomplishments. Suggested form can be downloaded here.

If you wish to submit a nomination, please contact: Milwaukee Section Award Committee Chair.

The first Milwaukee Section Award was presented to J. Vernon Steinle in November, 1958 and has since been awarded annually, with few exceptions.

 

 2015 

 No award 

 2014 

 No award  

2013 

 No award 
 2012 Joe Piatt

Carroll University 

 2011

 David M. Schrader 

Marquette University

2010

 William Donaldson

Marquette University

2009

 Patrick Ting

Miller-Coors Co.

2008

 Wilfried Tysoe

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2007

 Daniel T. Harworth

Marquette University

2006

 David H. Petering

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2005

 Thomas A. Holme

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2004

 Chieu D. Tran

Marquette University

2003

 Michael A. McKinney

Marquette University

2002

 Jennifer A. Runquist

Medical College of Wisconsin

2001

 Jai P. Nagarkatti

Aldrich Fine Chemicals

2000

 E. Alexander Hill

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1999

 Jung-Ja P. Kim

Medical College of Wisconsin

1998

 James Kincaid

Marquette University

1997

 Jose J. Fripiat

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1996

 No award

 

1995

 Stan J. Flashinski

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1994

 Clinton Lane

Aldrich Chemical Company

1993

 Etzer Chicoye

Miller Brewing Company

1992

 Charles A. Wilkie

Marquette University

1991

 George Keulks

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1990

 Daniel Bloch

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1989

 James Cook

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1988

Dmitri Gorjestani

Cook Composites

1987

 Vincent S. Bavisotto

Miller Brewing Company

1986

 Robert Fitch

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1985

 Richard Bayer

Carroll College

1984

 W. Keith Hall

UW-Milwaukee

1983

 Norman Hoffman

Marquette University

1982

 John R. Rogers

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1981

 Albert W. Jache

Marquette University

1980

 Harris L. Friedman

Lakeside Laboratories

1979

 Kazuo Nakamoto

Marquette University

1978

 Glenn Svoboda

Cook Composites

1977

 Frederick J. Kohls

Ladish Company

1776

 Harley G. Loeffler

Chris Hansen Laboratories

1975

 William K. Miller

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1974

 Allan G. Boyes

Allis Chalmers; Freeman Chemical

1973

 No Award

 

1972

 No award

 

1971

 Alfred Bader

Aldrich Chemical Company

1970

 Merle G. Farnham

Chris Hansen Laboratories

1969

 Beatrice Kassell

Marquette Medical School

1968

 John Jenkins

Pittsburgh Plate Glass

1967

 Stephen E. Freeman

Freeman Chemical

1966

 Henry J. Peppler

Universal Foods

1965

 Enos H. McMullen

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

1964

 Hamilton Pinkalla

American Biosynthetics

1963

 Armand J. Quick

Marquette Medical School

1962

 Carroll E. Inhoff

Allis Chalmers

1961

 August E. Orthmann

Orthmann Laboratories

1960

 John H. Biel

Lakeside Laboratories

1959

 Henry B. Merrill

Eisendrath Tanning

1958

 J. Vernon Steinle

S.C. Johnson Wax Company

 

High School Teacher of the Year Award

The Teacher of the Year has their name engraved on a plaque along with the names of the other winners. The teacher receives the plaque for the year to be displayed in their school.The names currently on the plaque are listed below.

Nominate Teacher of the Year by contacting Section's Award Nomination Committee by February 1 of each year.

 2016

 No award 

 
 2015

 Thao Zeng 

Milwaukee School of Languages High School 
 2014

 Matt Wanie 

West Bend West High School
 2013

 No Award

 
 2012

 Jeremy Peterson  

 Oconomowoc High School
 2011

 Melissa Seen  

Greendale High School 

2010

 Brian M. Pack

The University School of Milwaukee

2009

 Julie Cunningham

Lake Mills High School

2008

 Steve Lewis

Kettle Moraine High School

2007

 Mary D'Antuono

Waukesha South High School

2006

 Melissa Staude

Grafton High School

2005

 Keith Zeise

Rufus King I.B. High School

2004

 Jane Schneider

Waukesha South High School

2003

 David Kreutz

Burlington High School

2002

 Dana Krejcarek

Kohler High School

2001

 Pam Tersine

Mukwonago High School

2000

 Paul Kipping

Menomonie Falls High School

1999

 Cathleen Johnston

Muskego High School

1998

 Nancy Smith

Waterford High School

1997

 Margaret Watzke

Brookfield Central High School

1996

 Nancy Jacobson

Burlington Catholic High School

1995

 Erling Antony

Arrowhead High School

1993

 Kal Larsen

Nathan Hale High School

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Next Local Section meeting

TBA


INSTRUMENTS DONATION

Here is a list of instruments that are donated and also a wish list. If your school would like to obtain any of the items, please fill out this form and email Instrument Donation program coordinator, Peter Petersen, at peterp901@juno.com


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