Each year, the Erie Local Section honors outstanding local high school students and their teachers, top college freshmen, and local section members at our annual Awards Dinner. The evening includes dinner and an awards ceremony followed by a guest speaker or friendly chemistry trivia contest. Chemistry Olympiad participants and their teachers are also recognized. Congratulations to all of this year's winners!
Check out the Photo Gallery for snapshots from recent events!
Students competing in the USNCO are eligible to be selected as members of the
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Contact: Please contact Dr. Christine Saber (saber003[at]gannon.edu for more information about the Erie Local Section Chemistry Olympiad.
In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry and Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, the Erie Local Section sponsors an illustrated poem contest for students in grades K-12. Each 1st place winner receives a $50 Amazon.com gift card and each 2nd place winner received a $25 Amazon.com gift card from the Erie Local Section. Congratulations to all of our winners and their teachers for a job well done!
Contact: Please contact Dr. Betty Jo Chitester (chiteste001[at]gannon.edu) for more information about this Erie Local Section Outreach Program, including how to participate or volunteer.
The Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy is sponsored by the ACS to hold its annual Chemistry Day competition for Erie middle schools each May. Middle schools from Erie take to the labs to participate in hands-on chemistry demonstrations and exciting lab competitions. Check out the Photo Gallery for more pictures from past events. A great job was done by Shawn Feiock, who organized the event, and by all of our participants!
The heat was on during hands-on chemistry demonstrations