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Chemical Technician Award

Call for 2024 Chemical Technician Award Nominations


The Awards Committee of the Brazosport Section of the American Chemical Society is calling for nominations for the 2024 Brazosport Chemical Technician Award, which will be presented to a chemical operator / technician / technologist who has demonstrated an extremely high degree of professionalism as a Chemical Technician.


Nominees must live OR work in Brazoria County and must have worked for (at least) five years as a chemical technician (or in a related field) where primary job responsibilities include conducting experimentation or analyzing information to help solve chemical problems or discover new chemical knowledge. Nominees must have successfully completed a two-year post-high school level chemistry curriculum leading to an Associate Degree, the equivalent course in a Baccalaureate Program, or have equivalent experience. Chemical technicians do not need to be an ACS member to be eligible for this award.


  • At least one letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the candidate's work

  • The complete nomination form as a single pdf file



The award consists of one-year membership in the American Chemical Society and a plaque presented at the annual Brazosport ACS Awards Banquet.

To submit a nomination, please complete the Award Application form and submit it directly to Dr. Praveen Boopalachandran as a single pdf file by August 1st 2024 (until 11:59 pm CDT)

Past Winners

2023 Recipient: Maribel Cannon

2 Recipient: Thomas Miller

2021 Recipient: Manjiri Paradkar
          Honorable Mention: Jeff Arthur

2020 Recipient: Nita Xu


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