2017-05-19: Educational Awards Banquet

Educational Awards Banquet
Friday, May 19, 2017
Mount Saint Mary’s University Doheny Campus
Donahue Center

10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Awards will be presented to the top-placing students in the local High School Chemistry Olympiad, to their teachers, to local ACS scholars and to

Caroline Morgan, Recipient of the
2017 Paul Shin Memorial High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award

6:00 p.m. Check-in
6:45 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Presentation of Awards

This year, we had more than 1,100 students representing over 40 high schools throughout Los Angeles County take the Local ACS Exam in March. Arcadia High School finished first overall while North Hollywood High School finished first for first year students. The winners of the local exam were invited to participate in the National Exam on April 22nd at Cal. State Dominguez Hills for a chance to be part of the International Olympiad in July in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. These students, as well as the top performers and teachers from each school of 10 or more participants, will be honored at our annual Educational Awards Banquet, along with the Paul Shin Memorial High School Teacher of the Year, Caroline Morgan (see page 4 for her biography).

Reservations: We have a Mexican Buffet featuring chicken tacos and cheese enchiladas with all the fixings. The cost of the dinner is $20 per person or $15 for students, cash or check at the door. Please call Nancy Paradiso in the Section Office at 310 327-1216 or email office-at-scalacs-dot-org by Friday, April 28, 2017 for reservations.

Directions: The meeting will take place on the Doheny Campus in the Donahue Center in McIntyre Hall. For directions, please go to http://www.msmc.la.edu/about-msmc/our-campuses/driving-instructions.asp.