Chemistry student receives American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award

January 23, 2019

Cameron Johns - Go to videoDetroit Mercy student Cameron Johns recently received the American Chemical Society Leadership Institute Award from the American Chemical Society. Johns is the second student president of the Chemistry Club to receive this award.    

The American Chemical Society is the largest scientific professional organization in the world. The Society trains its members to be future leaders in the chemical enterprise through an on-site weekend workshop once a year.

According to Chemistry Faculty Member Matt Mio, "In recent years, the ACS started offering awards to enroll undergraduate students in a special leadership training track at the workshop. In 2019, Detroit Mercy is proud to announce that Chemistry Club President Cameron Johns was selected to attend this prestigious program to learn the ins and outs of professional leadership."

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