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Last updated: April 22, 2018

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High School Awards and Illustrated Poem Competition Awards Ceremony

We will be recognizing this year's Patterson scholars and announcing the winners of this year's essay competition for the Patterson High School Awards. In addition, we will be awarding this year's Illustrated Poem Competition local awards at this event.

This will be held on May 15th, 2018 (Tuesday) at 5:30 - 7:15 pm at Kettering Labs, Room 221, University of Dayton. Further details are given here.

We look forward to seeing many of you there!


Congratulations to Winners of the CCEW Illustrated Poem Competition!

We now announce the winners of the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) Illustrated Poem Competition. K-12 students were invited to compose and illustrate short poems on the theme Dive Into Marine Chemistry, and these were judged.

We thank all the entrants for participating. These are the winners and runners-up in each grade category. Winners get a $50 award and will be entered into the national competition while runners-up receive $25 awards. All of them will be recognized at the high school awards ceremony at the University of Dayton on May 15th, 2018.

Grades K-2 Category:

  • Winner: Angaeika (Ru) Pollack, Stephen Bell Elementary School, Bellbrook. (Teacher: Mrs Crider)
  • Runner-Up: Camden Burdick, Creative World of Montessori, Dayton. (Teacher: Mr. Proctor)

Grades 3-5 Category:

  • Winner: Lizzy Van Auken, Fairborn Intermediate, Fairborn. (Teacher: Mrs. Shanks)
  • Runner-Up: Abigail Arnett, Fairborn Intermediate, Fairborn. (Teacher: Mrs. Shanks)

Grades 6-8 Category:

  • Winner: Meredith Mooney, Creative World of Montessori, Dayton. (Teacher: Ms. Sturgis)


Annual Poster Session: Awards and Thanks

We would like to congratulate all the undergraduate and graduate poster award winners for their success, and thank all participants, judges, and other contributors without whose efforts the poster session could not have occurred. For those who were not there, the abstract book and list of winners can be found on the poster award page.