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GSC Student Honored by NWVACS

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2012

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Bob Edwards
Public Relations Department
Glenville State College
(304) 462-7361ext. 6390
Bob.edwards@glenville.edu

Glenville, WV—Glenville State College junior Logan Ramsey was recognized as an outstanding junior chemistry major by the Northern West Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society (NWVACS). Ramsey received his award at the NWVACS annual awards banquet on April 25, 2012 at Murielle’s Restaurant in Fairmont, West

Logan Ramsey receiving his recognition at the awards banquet from Dr. Erica Harvey, chemistry professor at Fairmont State University.

Virginia. Students from Davis & Elkins College, Fairmont State University, Glenville State College, West Virginia University, and West Virginia Wesleyan College were recognized.  Award winners from each school were presented with a copy of the Merck Index and a year’s subscription to the Journal of Chemical Education.

Ramsey is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education with certifications in chemistry & physics (9-adult) and math (9-adult). He is from Bickmore, West Virginia in Clay County.

“The Glenville State Chemistry Department is one of the best chemistry departments in the country. Without the help of Doctors O’Dell and Evans, I wouldn’t be as prepared as I am for whatever plans my future holds,” said Ramsey.

GSC Professor of Chemistry Dr. Kevin Evans, GSC Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. David O’Dell, and GSC students Robert DeWees and Joe Overbaugh also represented Glenville State College at the banquet.

“Logan truly is an outstanding student, not only in his classroom performance, but also in his willingness to go above and beyond classroom expectations.  He is a leader in extra-curricular activities such as the Student Members of the American Chemical Society and seeks out opportunities to further his knowledge while promoting GSC’s science programs in the community,” said O’Dell.

Attending the banquet from Glenville State College were (left to right) Dr. Kevin L. Evans, Logan Ramsey, Robert DeWees, Joe Overbaugh, and Dr. David O’Dell.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A non-profit organization chartered by Congress, ACS has more than 164,000 members. ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers, educators, and related professions around the globe.

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