Greater Houston Section
ACS-GHS Joe W. Hightower Award
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 AWARDEE
Kenton Whitmire, Rice University
Purpose: To provide recognition for meritorious contributions to the welfare and distinction of the Greater Houston Section, as demonstrated by outstanding and significant contributions to education, research, Sectional service and/or public outreach.
Nature: The award consists of an honorarium and an ACS major award plaque and is presented at the Fall Awards Banquet. The successful candidate delivers the keynote address at the Awards Banquet.
Establishment and support: The award was established in 1969 as the Greater Houston Section Award but was renamed the Joe W. Hightower Award in 2015, to honor the service to the Section of the late Professor Hightower.
Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be an ACS member who resides within the Section. Contributions recognized by the award must have been performed while the recipient was a resident of the Section area.
Required Nomination Components:
Past Award Winners