Saturday, February 25, 2017   

Merit in Chemistry Award

The Merit in Chemistry Awards are sponsored by ACS-GHS. At the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) held March 13 – 15, 2008 in the George R. Brown Convention Center, ACS-GHS members served as judges for these awards and selected the winning Science & Engineering Fair projects for the Senior, Junior, and Ninth Grade Divisions.

Two awards are made in each of the three divisions. The winners presented their projects and received their awards at the annual ACS-GHS High School Awards Banquet held May, 2012 at University of Houston - Hilton Hotel.  Contact Dr. Simon Bott for more information at



 Winners of the 2012 Science and Engineering  Fair of Houston   

Junior Division

Travis Dill

Title of Project: So You Want to Split Water?

School: McCullough Junior High

Hannah Weinstein

Title of Project: Effects of UVB Light on Wool

School: McCullough Junior High 

Ninth Grade 

Amy Smith

Title of Project: Melt That Chocolate 

School: Academy of Science & Technology 

Perry Alagappan 

Title of Project: Correlation: Enzymatic/Non-Enzymatic Glucose Assays 

School: Clear Lake High School   

Senior Division   

Oliver Quintero

Title of Project: On the Synthesis of a New Kind of Ionic Liquid for Advanced Electrochemical Endeavors 

School: John Cooper School 

Neerja Aggarwal 

Title of Project: Carbon Nanotube Synthesis and Characterization II 

School: Hightower High School