Chemistry Champions Contest

Congratulations to the 2015 Chemistry Champions winners!

From left: Dave Farina, runner-up Tierra Range, Erica Lewis, winner Hadi Fares.
Christine Schmidt

ChemChamp Hadi Fares,
graduate student at Florida State University  

Runner-Up Tierra Range,
undergraduate student at Centenary College  

Thank you to all who watched, voted, and cheered on our four finalists Hadi, Tierra, Dave Farina, and Erica Lewis.

Special thanks to the Museum of Science, Boston and District Hall for hosting events on August 15 and 17.

Extra special thanks to our judges

Watch the video below and keep watching #chemchamps on Twitter.

Youtube ID: t3r-FjjnQJo



  • Guarantee of up to $1000 USD for roundtrip transportation to Washington, DC
  • June 21-23 (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) night hotel accommodation


  • Guarantee of up to $1000 USD for roundtrip transportation to Boston, MA
  • August 14-17 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday) night hotel accommodation


  • host an ACS Webinar

Grand Prize Winner!

  • trip to Washington, DC to network with professional science communications staff at ACS and possibly attend a briefing on Capitol Hill
  • host an ACS Reactions video
  • join the National Academy of Sciences' Science & Entertainment Exchange
  • the 3D-printed Chemistry Champions trophy


  • Entry is open to all ACS Members who are also Younger Chemists on any calendar day in 2015
    • birthdate on or after January 2, 1979
  • All Semifinalists must be ACS members with a membership expiration after September 1, 2015.
  • Entrants must complete, sign, and submit a Contest Release Form

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