Illinois Heartland Local Section ACS

Member News

Congratulations to Nora Fredstrom for her appointment to the ACS National Safety Committee.  Nora is a Chemistry / Safety Dual Major at Illinois State University. 

The Illinois Heartland local section has a national winner of the CCED 2015 Illustrated Poem Contest!  Drew Eggert, 8th grade student at Peoria Hebrew Day School, has won first place in the 6th-8th grade category. Drew will receive a check, certificate, and award letter mailed altogether to his school. His poem is posted alongside the other winning poems at http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/cced/cced-illustrated-poem-contest/2015-poem-contest-winners.html.

Congratulations to all of the 2015 Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Illustrated Poetry Contest Local Section Winners (listed below)!  Thanks especially to our Outreach Coordinator Victoria Nguyen and also to our judges for their hard work!

9th-12th Grade:

1st Place: Alexys Evans   Manual Academy   Teacher: Barbara Jackson

 

6th – 8th Grade:

1st Place: Drew Eggert  Peoria Hebrew Day School  Teacher: Suz Smith

2nd Place: Anaghasri Arla  Chiddix Junior High  Teacher: Ann Spence

3rd Place: Ronit Lunken   Peoria Hebrew Day School    Teacher: Suz Smith

 

3rd- 5th Grade:

1st Place: Sky Roe   Peoria Hebrew Day School   Teacher: Jeremy Rubush

2nd Place: Ilan Lunken   Peoria Hebrew Day School    Teacher: Jeremy Rubush

3rd Place: Seth Strickland   Peoria Hebrew Day School   Teacher: Jeremy Rubush

 

K-2nd Grade:

1st Place: Payton Bogle   Argenta-Oreana Elementary School   Teacher: Cheryl England

2nd Place: Megha Vijayakumar   Argenta-Oreana Elementary School   Teacher: Cheryl England

 

3rd Place: Hannah Irvin   Argenta-Oreana Elementary School   Teacher: Cheryl England