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!
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
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