Greater Houston Section
Thomas Aczel Award for Outstanding High School Chemistry Teaching
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 AWARDEE
Ms. Lindsey Wilson, Austin High School
(Link HERE to all fillable word forms and application checklist.)
Purpose: To provide recognition for meritorious performance in the teaching of chemistry in a high school. The Greater Houston Section of the ACS includes the following counties: Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Walker.
Nature: The award consists of a plaque and an Honorarium.
Establishment and support: The Section’s high school teaching award was renamed to honor the memory of Dr. Thomas Aczel, a former Chair of the Section who had a particular interest in the subject. It was initially funded by contributions made by friends and colleagues in his memory. It is now supported directly by the Section.
Rules of Eligibility: The nominee must be actively engaged in the teaching of chemistry or a chemical science in a high school (grades 9-12) within the territory of the ACS-GHS. The nomination should clearly demonstrate as many of the following attributes as possible:
Five Required Nomination Components:
Past Award Winners
2017 - Theresa Delong, The Woodlands Park High School
2016 - Carolyn Ericson, Clements High School
2015 - Christy Rajadurai, Carnegie Vanguard High School
2014 - Usha Devathosh, Jeff Davis High School
2013 - Dr. Sarwat Jafry, St. John's School
2012 - Stephanie Raney, Jersey Village High School
2011 - Sarah Castillo, North Shore High School
2010 - Lynn Millikan, St Thomas Episcopal School
2009 - Doris Hamilton, Seven Lakes High School
2008 - Jennifer Kuhl, St. John's School