High School and College chemistry students take advantage of additional opportunities to practice their skills and knowledge through membership in ACS/AACT High School ChemClubs and ACS College Student Chapters, respectively. Members participate in a wide range of programs and activities that enhance their chemistry experience and prepare them for successful careers.
Penn State / Berks Student Chapter
Kutztown University Student Chapter
Alvernia University Student Chapter
Albright College Student Chapter
Cedar Crest College Student Chapter
Lafayette College Student Chapter
Moravian College Student Chapter
Muhlenberg College Student Chapter
The most critical part of ACS' mission is to provide guidelines for high quality chemical education at all levels. LVACS strives to keep students and teachers inspired throughout their academic careers and rewards exceptional achievement through our annual awards programs.
The Lehigh Valley section offers the following awards and scholarships each academic year, typically awarded in the spring. Links in blue access info and application forms.
- NEW AWARD! George Ruger LVACS Student Travel Award
- Undergraduate senior awards 2022
- Foundation in Chemistry Scholarship Award 2023 2022 awardee
- High School Teacher of the Year 2023 2022 awardee
- Small College Teacher of the Year 2021 awardee
- Organic Chemistry Award 2023 2022 awardees
- Chemagination 2023 2022 awardees
- Chemistry Olympiad 2022 Competition LVACS contact
- ACS Project SEED and Scholars Program
Detailed descriptions of these awards, eligibility and application materials may be obtained by contacting the awards committee chair.
Contact the LVACS Awards committee chair for information about applying for awards or nominating potential awardees..
The Lehigh Valley section supports High School Science teaching through High School teachers nights and the Science Coaches Program, jointly sponsored by ACS and the American Association of Chemisty Teachers, AACT. Take advantage of this great opportunity to give back to your community, share your expertise with teachers and students, and inspire the next generation of chemists! For 2021-2022, partners may hold meetings virtually to ensure the safety of all participants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply today! Learn more on the Science Coaches webpage.
Get more information on finding/being a coach locally:
LVACS CONTACT: Nigel Sanders, email@example.com