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Chemistry Olympiad Past Mentors

U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Mentors (1984–2020)

2020 Mentors
  • Melissa Barranger-Mathys
    Ursuline College, OH, Head mentor
  • Esther Hines
    Billerica Memorial High School, MA, High school mentor
  • Joeseph Houck
    Penn State University, PA, College mentor
  • Harrison Wang
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, Peer mentor
2019 Mentors
  • Patrick Chan
    Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, NJ, Head mentor
  • Melissa Barranger-Mathys
    Ursuline College, OH, College mentor
  • Joeseph Houck
    Penn State University, PA, College mentor
  • Derek Wang
    Oxford University, UK, Peer mentor
2018 Mentors
  • Christine Saber
    Gannon University, PA, Head mentor
  • MIchael Danahy
    Bowdoin College, ME, College mentor
  • Silvia Atim                      University of South Carolina, SC, College mentor
  • Derek Wang
    Stanford University, CA, Peer mentor
2017 Mentors
  • Michael Danahy
    Bowdoin College, ME, College mentor
  • Patrick Chan
    Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, NJ, High School mentor
  • Christine Saber
    Gannon University, PA , College mentor
  • Christopher Hillenbrand, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, Peer mentor
2016 Mentors
  • Kelli Slunt
    University of Mary Washington, VA, Head mentor
  • Patrick Chan
    Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, NJ, High School mentor
  • Christine Saber
    Gannon University, PA , College mentor
  • Jacob Sanders
    University of California Los Angeles, CA, Peer mentor
  • Sidharth Chand
    Harvard University, MA, Peer mentor
2015 Mentors
  • Kelli Slunt
    University of Mary Washington, VA, Head mentor
  • Patrick Chan
    Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, NJ, High School mentor
  • Michael Danahy
    Bowdoin College, ME , College mentor
  • Jacob Sanders
    Harvard University, MA, Peer mentor
2014 Mentors
  • Melissa Barranger Mathys
    Ursuline College, OH, Head mentor
  • Amiee Modic
    Katy High School, TX, High School mentor
  • Michael Danahy
    Bowdoin College, ME , College mentor
  • Jacob Sanders
    Harvard University, MA, Peer mentor
2013 Mentors
  • Kelli Slunt
    University of Mary Washington, VA, Head mentor
  • Melissa Barranger Mathys
    Ursuline College, OH, College mentor
  • Amiee Modic
    Katy High School, TX, High School mentor
  • Jacob Sanders
    Harvard University, MA, Peer mentor
2012 Mentors
  • Kelli Slunt
    University of Mary Washington, VA, Head mentor
  • Melissa Barranger Mathys
    Ursuline College, OH, College mentor
  • Amiee Modic
    Katy High School, TX, High School mentor
  • Brian Lee
    Harvard University, MA, Peer mentor
2011 Mentors
  • Kristin Fletcher
    Chromatic Technologies, Inc., CO, Head mentor
  • Kelli Slunt
    University of Mary Washington, VA, College mentor
  • Steve Lantos
    Brookline High School, MA, High School mentor
  • Brian Lee
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, Peer mentor
2010 Mentors
  • Kimberly Gardner
    US Air Force Academy, CO, Head mentor
  • Kristin Fletcher
    US Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
  • Ara Kahyaoglu
    Bergenfield High School, NJ, High School mentor
  • Brian Lee
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, Peer mentor
2009 Mentors
  • John C. Kotz
    Professor Emeritus, College of Oneonta, NY, Head mentor
  • Linda Wood
    Lowndes High School, GA, High School mentor
  • Kristin Fletcher
    US Air Force Academy, CO, College Mentor
  • Andrew Freddo
    California Institute of Technology, CA, Peer mentor
2008 Mentors
  • Kara Pezzi
    Appleton East High School, WI, Head mentor
  • Will Lynch
    Armstrong Atlantic State University, GA, College mentor
  • Owen Priest
    Northwestern University, IL, College mentor
  • J.L. Kiappes
    Rice University, TX, Peer mentor

2007 Mentors
  • John C. Kotz
    College of Oneonta, NY, Head mentor
  • Kara Pezzi
    Appleton East High School, WI, High School mentor
  • Will Lynch
    Armstrong Atlantic State University, GA, College mentor
  • J.L. Kiappes
    Rice University, TX, Peer mentor
2006 Mentors
  • Roxanna Allen
    St. John's School, TX, Head mentor
  • John C. Kotz
    College of Oneonta, NY, College mentor
  • Kara Pezzi
    Appleton East High School, WI, High School mentor
  • J.L. Kiappes
    Rice University, TX, Peer mentor
2005 Mentors
  • Nadine Szczepanski
    MacMurray College, IL, Head mentor
  • Roxanna Allen
    St. John's School, TX, High School mentor
  • John C. Kotz
    College of Oneonta, NY, College mentor
  • Wei Ho
    Princeton University, NJ, Peer mentor

2004 Mentors
  • Todd Trout
    Lancaster Country Day School, PA, Head mentor
  • Nadine Szczepanski
    MacMurray College, IL, College mentor
  • Roxanna Allen
    St. John's School, TX, High School mentor
2003 Mentors
  • Neal Sumerlin
    Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA, Head mentor
  • Todd Trout
    Lancaster Country Day School, Lancaster, PA, High School mentor
  • Loretta Dorn
    Fort Hyas State University, KS, College mentor
2002 Mentors
  • Jane Nagurney
    Scranton Preparatory School, PA, Head mentor
  • Neal Sumerlin
    Lynchburg College, VA, College mentor
  • Todd Trout
    Lancaster Country Day School, PA, High School mentor

2001 Mentors
  • Nadine Szczepanski
    MacMurray College, IL, Head mentor
  • Jane Nagurney
    Scranton Preparatory School, PA, High School mentor
  • Neal Sumerlin
    Lynchburg College, VA, College mentor
2000 Mentors
  • Jesse Bernstein
    Hawken School, OH, Head mentor
  • Nadine Szczepanski
    MacMurray College, IL, College mentor
  • Jane Nagurney
    Scranton Preparatory School, PA, High School mentor
1999 Mentors
  • Larry Strawser
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, Head mentor
  • Jesse Bernstein
    Hawken School, OH, High School mentor
  • Nadine Szczepanski
    MacMurray College, IL, College mentor
1998 Mentors
  • Linda Wood
    Lanier County High School, GA, Head mentor
  • Larry Strawser
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
  • Jesse Bernstein
    Hawken School, OH, High School mentor
1997 Mentors
  • Michael Killpack
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, Head mentor
  • Linda Wood
    Lanier County High School, GA, High School mentor
  • Larry Strawser
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor

1996 Mentors
  • Thomas Adams
    Indiana Academy  for Sciences, Mathematics, and Humanities, IN, Head mentor
  • Michael Killpack
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
  • Linda Wood
    Lanier County High School, GA, High School mentor
1995 Mentors
  • Nancy Devino
    National Research Council, Washington DC, Head mentor
  • Thomas Adams
    Indiana Academy  for Sciences, Mathematics, and Humanities, IN, High School mentor
  • Michael Killpack
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
1994 Mentors
  • Joseph Mitchener
    South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, SC, Head mentor
  • Nancy Devino
    Dickinson College, PA, College mentor
  • Thomas Adams
    Indiana Academy  for Sciences, Mathematics, and Humanities, IN, High School mentor

1993 Mentors
  • Nancy Devino
    Dickinson College, PA, Head mentor
  • Elizabeth Martin
    College of Charleston, SC, College mentor
  • Joseph Mitchener
    South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, SC, High School mentor
1992 Mentors
  • Alfred Glatz
    Livingston High School, NJ, Head mentor
  • Elizabeth Martin
    College of Charleston, SC, College mentor
  • Joseph Mitchener
    South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, SC, High School mentor
1991 Mentors
  • Daniel Blake
    Solar Energy Research Institute, CO, Head mentor
  • Alfred Glatz
    Livingston High School, NJ, High School mentor
  • Elizabeth Martin
    College of Charleston, SC, College mentor

1990 Mentors
  • Leonard Himes
    Edgewater High School, FL, Head mentor
  • Daniel Blake
    Solar Energy Research Institute, CO, College mentor
  • Alfred Glatz
    Livingston High School, NJ, High School mentor
1989 Mentors
  • Barbara Sawrey
    University of California san Diego, CA, Head mentor
  • Leonard Himes
    Edgewater High School, FL, High School mentor
  • Daniel Blake
    Solar Energy Research Institute, CO, College mentor
1988 Mentors
  • John Liebermann
    Thomas Jefferson High School, VA, Head mentor
  • Barbara Sawrey
    University of California san Diego, CA, College mentor
  • Leonard Himes
    Edgewater High School, FL, High School mentor
1987 Mentors
  • Walter Avila
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, Head mentor
  • John Liebermann
    Thomas Jefferson High School, VA, High School mentor
  • Barbara Sawrey
    University of California san Diego, CA, College mentor

1986 Mentors
  • Mary Beth Key
    St. Albans High School, Washington, DC, Head mentor
  • Walter Avila
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
  • John Liebermann
    Thomas Jefferson High School, VA, High School mentor
1985 Mentors
  • Michael Hampton
    University of Central Florida, FL, Head mentor
  • Mary Beth Key
    St. Albans High School, Washington, DC, High School mentor
  • James Wright
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, College mentor
1984 Mentors
  • James Wright
    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, Head mentor
  • Michael Hampton
    University of Central Florida, FL, College mentor
  • Mary Beth Key
    St. Albans High School, Washington, DC, High School mentor