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Timm Award Tabs
The John Arrend Timm award was created in 1972 to memorialize this outstanding teacher and textbook author from Simmons College. The award is not necessarily given every year.
This award is given to recognize an individual who has been instrumental in the furtherance of the study of chemistry. The recipient should be a person who has made exceptional contributions to the education of young people in chemistry.
Achievements worthy of recognition might be:
- effective motivation of students to continue their study of Chemistry
- development of new and effective instructional techniques
- assistance of the work of chemistry teachers in general
- promotion of public recognition of the importance of Chemistry
- others in a similar vein.
Please fill out the form below to suggest a nominee for the John A. Timm Award. Preference is given to NEACT members, but all nominees will be given thorough consideration. The deadline for all nominations is March 1st of each calendar year.
|Name||Professional Affiliation||Year of Award|
|John A. Timm (Posthumously)||Simmons College||1972|
|Leallyn B. Clapp||Brown University||1974|
|Marco H. Scheer||Nashua High School, NH||1976|
|Benjamin A. Peterson||East Providence High School, RI||1977|
|Donald C. Gregg||University of Vermont||1978|
|Rose M. Paternostro||Newington High School, CT||1980|
|Wallace J. Gleekman||Brookline, MA High School||1981|
|Robert D. Eddy||Tufts University||1982|
|Rev. Michael H. Custer OSB||St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH||1983|
|Robert F. O’Malley||Boston College||1984|
|Alexander R. Amell||University of New Hampshire||1985|
|Jerry A. Bell||Simmons College, Boston, MA||1986|
|Dana W. Mayo and Ronald M. Pike, jointly||Bowdoin College and Merrimack College, respectively||1987|
|Robert C. Plumb||Worcester Polytechnic Institute||1988|
|James L. Fasching||University of Rhode Island||1989|
|Barbara B. Lewis||Champlain Valley Union HS and University of Vermont||1990|
|Madeline P. Goodstein||Central Connecticut State College, CT||1991|
|Mary C. Christian||Exeter-West Greenwich HS, RI||1992|
|William (Flick) Coleman||Wellesley College, MA||1993|
|Irwin Talesnick||Queen's College, Ontario, Canada||1995|
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