ChemLuminary Awards

The ChemLuminary is granted nationally to recognize local sections, regional meetings, and divisions for their tireless efforts and work in promoting chemistry and the chemical sciences in local areas.  These sections in the Southeast Regional Meeting received have this recognition:

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2009
  • Regional Awards

    The SERMACS Boards wholly or partly administers four regional awards, which are given at our meetings. These awards are as follows:

    Meet Our 2015 Awardees

    Constance Brown Judith Iriarte-Gross 
    Abdou Lachgar Chinmay Deshmane Marcus Wright Brian Hanson

    Left to Right: Constance Brown was the winner of the 2015 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Judith Iriarte-Gross received the 2015 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Abdou Lachgar, Chinmay Deshmane, Marcus Wright, and Brian Hanson won the 2015 ACS Southeastern Regional Industrial Innovation Award.

    Meet Our 2014 Awardees

    Fred Okoh Shakti K. Airee JV Ortiz
    David Thomas Jamal El-Hibri Chantal Louis Scott Harding
    Vijay Gopalakrishnan Dan Malone Bianca Shemper Nick Malkovich
    Russ Slater Bill Gandy

    Left to Right: Fred Okoh was the winner of the 2014 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Shakti K. Airee received the 2014 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. J. V. Ortiz won the 2014 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. David Thomas, Jamal El-Hibri, Chantal Louis, Scott Harding, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, Dan Malone, Bianca Shemper, Nick Malkovich, Russ Slater, Bill Gandy, Suresh Sriram, and Fred Larsen won the 2014 SERMACS Industrial Innovation Award.

    Meet Our 2013 Awardees

    Brian Corbett Mary K. Moore Dan Rabinovich
    Amogh Boloor Mui Cheung Paul Harris
    Kevin Hinkle Jeff Stafford  James Veal

    Left to Right: Brian Corbett was the winner of the 2013 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Mary K. Moore received the 2013 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Dan Rabinovich won the 2013 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Amogh Boloor, Mui Cheung, Philip Harris, Kevin Hinkle, Jeffrey A. Stafford, and James Veal won the 2013 SERMACS Industrial Innovation Award.

    Meet Our 2012 Awardees

     Susanne Dana Christopher Bannochie Christine Grant Christian Melander

    Left to Right: Susanne M. Dana was the winner of the 2012 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Christopher J. Bannochie received the 2012 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Christine S. Grant won the 2012 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Christian Melander won the 2012 ACS Southeastern Regional Industrial Innovation Award.

    Meet Our 2011 Awardees

    Susan Smith Paul Deck Carol ParishHungtao Yu

    Left to Right: Susan Smith was the winner of the 2011 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Paul Deck received the 2011 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Carol Parish and Hungtao Yu won the 2011 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.

    Meet Our 2010 Awardees

    Ray TedderTim HanksAngela Peters

    Left to Right: Ray Tedder was the winner of the 2010 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Tim Hanks received the 2010 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Angela Peters won the 2010 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. 

    Meet Our 2009 Awardees

    Sondra Wieland Larry Krannich Cornelia Gillyard Carlos Lopez

    Left to Right: Sondra Wieland was the winner of the 2009 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Larry Krannich received the 2009 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Cornelia Gillyard won the 2009 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Carlos Lopez won the 2009 ACS Southeastern Regional Industrial Innovation Award. Congratulations to these outstanding educators, scientists, and mentors!

    Meet Our 2008 Awardees

    Dianne Earle Bill Switzer judith iriarte-gross

    Left to Right: Dianne Earle was the winner of the 2008 ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching. Bill Switzer received the 2008 ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service. Judith Iriarte-Gross won the 2008 ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Congratulations to these outstanding educators, scientists, and mentors!