World’s largest scientific society honors Mount students

March 30, 2012

Newburgh, NY -

Mount Saint Mary College’s student affiliate chapter of the American Chemical Society received an honorable mention chapter award from the national ACS organization for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Student chapters are awarded special recognition on the basis of their programs and activities, as described in their chapter reports.

Alana DeTone, an honors chemistry major from Pelham, NY, is campus chapter president. She lead students as they organized two family science night programs, Girl Scout badge day, poster and poetry contests, element bingo and other activities.