Fresno State Chemistry Club wins national award

Fresno State’s Chemistry Club was recognized at the 250th American Chemical Society national meeting in Boston.

The club was presented with the 2015 ChemLuminary Award.

The Chemistry Club is the student chapter of the San Joaquin Valley section of the American Chemical Society.

This award is given to chapters that show exceptional volunteer efforts and promotion of chemistry within their geographical areas.

The Fresno State student chapter and the San Joaquin Valley section were honored for events held during National Chemistry Week.

The events included a chemistry fact scavenger hunt, wine and cheese social, pumpkin festival and a science-themed haunted house.

Tomas Kassahun: 559-441-6659, @TomasKassahun