Greater Houston Section
ACS-GHS Joe W. Hightower Award
(formerly the Section Award)
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 AWARDEE
Michael Wong, Rice University
Purpose: To provide recognition for meritorious contributions to the welfare and distinction of the Section, as demonstrated by contributions to education, research, Sectional service or community service.
Nature: The award consists of an ACS major award plaque and usually is presented in October..
Establishment and support: The award was established in 1969 by vote of the Section Executive Board and is supported by Section funds. It was renamed the Joe W. Hightower 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.
Four Required Nomination Components:
Past Award Winners