55th Annual Scholarship Examination in Chemistry
SPONSOR: Chicago ACS,High School Education Committee
HELD AT: North Central College on May 21, 2011
AWARDS: Funds are contributed by the chemical industry and by individuals. Teachers of a prize-winning student(s) receive $100.
|1st||Nathan Lindquist||Beverly George||Naperville North HS|
|2nd||Dina Peck||Jim Glynn||Glenbard South HS|
|3rd||Taylor Herr||Beverly George||Naperville North HS|
|4th||Elisah Vanden Bussche||Wade Scharlau||HD Jacobs HS|
|5th||Cody Stocker||Cheryl Rulis||Oak Park–River Forest HS|
|Marie Lishka*||Dina Peck||Jim Glynn||Glenbard South HS|
|Marshall S. Smoler**||Jeremy Dixon||Karen Trine||Lane Tech HS|
|Bernard E. Schaar***||Margaret Jakus||Walt Kinderman||Walter Payton College Prep HS|
*To the highest scoring female in the examination. This award honors Marie Lishka, who was an active Chicago Section member for many years. Additional funding for the Lishka award was provided in memory of Stan Drigot.
**To the highest-scoring Chicago Public High School Student. His sister, Rachel, established this award in 1972 in memory of Marshall S. Smoler. Mr. Smoler was for many years a chemistry teacher in the Chicago public schools.
*** To the highest scoring Chicago High School student. Mr. Bernard Schaar’s widow established this award in memory of Mr. Bernard Schaar, long active in Chicago Section, American Chemical Society and the Chicago Chemist’s Club.
|Andrew Bean||Oak Park-River Forest HS|
|Austin Bream||Glenbard South HS|
|Scott Daniel||Oak Park-River Forest HS|
|Daniel Fishbaum||Chicagoland Jewish HS|
|Aseem Jha||Naperville North HS|
|Patrick Liscio||Niles West HS|
|Esther Mildenhall||Oak Park-River Forest HS|
|Elan Sykes||Chicagoland Jewish HS|
|Nolan Winkler||Loyola Academy HS|
A total of 103 students were nominated to take the 2011 ACS Scholarship exam. Each chemistry teacher could nominate two students. Awards were given to students at the ACS Education Night meeting in September at Loyola University.
A special thank you to Dr. Paul Brandt, Chemistry Professor at North Central College, for his hard work and willingness to author the exam.
FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTORS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP EXAM ARE: ACS Chicago Section, Stan Drigot, Dr. Henry M. Walton, Chicago Chemists’ Club, and Rachel Smoler.