18th Annual ChemLuminary Awards Celebration
ACS Honored Volunteers in Philadelphia
The 18th Annual ChemLuminary Awards celebration was held during the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, on August 23, 2016 from 8:00 p.m. until midnight at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Terrace Ballroom One. The ceremony gave members the great opportunity to recognize local sections, regional meetings, technical divisions, and international sciences chapters for their tireless efforts and work in promoting chemistry and the chemical sciences during 2015.
ACS President Donna Nelson opened the ChemLuminary Awards event at 9:00 p.m. with welcoming remarks followed by a keynote address presented by H. N. Cheng, recipient of the 2016 ACS Volunteer Service Award. Prior to the awards presentation, a poster session and reception was held at 8:00 p.m. The posters were presented by finalists of each ChemLuminary Award that reflects their outstanding activities being recognized. Immediately following the awards presentation, the celebration continued on the dance floor from 10:00 p.m. until midnight.