KLS Local Section Nomination Form
Local Section Awards
Howard Huyck Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award
Recognizes an outstanding high school chemistry teacher in the Kentucky Lake Section geographical area. Award includes a plaque/certificate and cash stipend (currently $250) and nomination for the SERMACS Outstanding Teacher award. Awarded each November.
Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award
Recognizes an undergraduate student who has made an impact at their school and has attended at least two KLS meetings.
Outstanding Professional Member Research Award
Recognizes someone who has made a contribution to science/academia/research and attended at least three KLS meetings.
Outstanding Contribution to Chemistry by an Industrial Chemist Award
Recognizes an outstanding industrial chemist for contributions to chemistry. Award includes a plaque/certificate and cash stipend (currently $250). Awarded each February.
Regional Science Fair Awards
Awarded for the project that best demonstrates the ACS vision of “Imporving People’s Lives through the Transforming Power of Chemistry.” Award includes a plaque/certificate and $100.
National ACS Awards
James Bryant Conant Award
Applications available in September from ACS headquarters. Recognizes outstanding High School Chemistry teaching.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Applications available in January from ACS Headquarters. Awarded to U.S. patent holders and is based on contributions to national welfare while promoting science and the useful arts.