LCAC

Chapter Awards

Local Chapter of the Year Award applications are available here:




2010-2011 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Omaha Offutt
"For increasing membership diversification, communicating membership information in unique ways, and continuing community outreach with a myriad of activities including the support of student research."

Student Chapter of the Year
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
"For building a regional community of Weather Awareness through communication with educators, contributions to a variety of local charities, outreach, and novel approaches to membership integration."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Iowa State University
  • Millersville University
  • Ohio University
  • Oklahoma University
  • Southwest Pennsylvania
  • University of Alabama-Huntsville
  • West Central Florida


2009-2010 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Twin Cities
"Outstanding community outreach, professional development credits for members and commitment to increasing membership with “bring a friend” mantra. They keep members active through “member of the month” newsletter section."

Student Chapter of the Year
Iowa State University
"Commitment to increasing membership through mentoring, study sessions, and student-faculty dinner - achieving a record number of members and dedicated outreach activities and promotion of national AMS."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Millersville University
  • North Florida
  • Omaha-Offutt
  • Southwest Pennsylvania
  • West Texas
  • University of Alabama Huntsville

Regular Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Metropolitan Atlanta
  2. Northern Arizona
  3. North Texas

Student Chapter Poster Awards

  1. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  2. Concord-Carlisle Pre-College
  3. Southwest Pennsylvania


2008-2009 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
North Florida
"North Florida’s community outreach and their involvement with the National AMS has been exemplary. Notable accomplishments include helping organize a successful outreach festival, improving ways to connect with members, and several members receiving national awards."

Student Chapter of the Year
Southwest Pennsylvania
"Southwest Pennsylvania has continued its pursuit of excellence with their outreach activities, as well as their mentoring program, involvement in fundraising events, and weather support for their campus."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Iowa State University
  • Lyndon State College
  • Millersville University
  • Omaha-Offutt
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Alabama Huntsville
  • West Central Florida

Regular Chapter Poster Awards

  1. District of Columbia
  2. North Florida
  3. Denver - Boulder

Student Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Western Illinois University
  2. University of Northern Colorado
  3. Iowa State University


2007-2008 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
North Florida
"Innovation, communications and inspiration are three words which sum up the past year for members of the North Florida, Local AMS Chapter. We especially applaud their collaboration with other chapters, their officer’s town hall meeting. They have consistent strong leadership and they are constantly growing and expanding their horizons."

Student Chapter of the Year
Millersville University
"We recognize that Millersville has a well established highly successful local chapter, yet they are willing to try new activities within their chapter as opposed to resting on their past achievements. We especially applaud their mentoring program and their open officer meetings which encourage more involvement from the members."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Iowa State University
  • Lyndon State College
  • Omaha Offutt
  • Rutgers University
  • Southwest Pennsylvania
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • West Central Florida

Regular Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Anchorage
  2. Metro Atlanta
  3. North Florida

Student Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Iowa State University
  2. Millersville University
  3. Southwest Pennsylvania


2006-2007 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Asheville
"For their dedication to service in the local, regional and national meteorological communities. The dramatic increase in their membership, combined with their effort to bring the most recent research and developments in atmospheric science to their members as well as their extensive outreach to the local community helped them achieve an award winning year."

Student Chapter of the Year
Millersville University
"For their exemplary work during 2006-2007. Combined with an impressive growth in membership, their dedication to helping students learn about career paths thorough their series of guest speakers and their impressive outreach to the local community, Millersville is clearly the most outstanding AMS Student Chapter of the year for 2006-2007."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Iowa State University
  • Lyndon State College
  • North Florida
  • Packerland
  • Southwest Pennsylvania

Regular Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Asheville
  2. Anchorage
  3. Packerland

Student Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Millersville University
  2. University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
  3. Southwest Pennsylvania


2005-2006 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Omaha-Offutt
"For their educational outreach to the local community, support of AMS Pre-college Chapter (Explore Post 999), science fair sponsorship, media supported weather safety campaigns, and local recruiting of university AMS Chapter members to participate in these activities."

Student Chapter of the Year
Iowa State University
"For the implementation of an off campus student-faculty dinner, student academic chair, the student run television show "Cy's Eyes on the Sky" as well as inviting leading meteorological researchers to speak on campus, and creating an effective outreach program to area high schools."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Central Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • Lyndon State College
  • Oklahoma University
  • Packerland
  • Penn State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of South Alabama

Regular Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Wright Memorial
  2. Smokey Mountain
  3. Packerland

Student Chapter Poster Awards

  1. Iowa State University
  2. University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
  3. Plymouth State University


2004-2005 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
North Florida
"For their outstanding educational and community outreach activities, such as the extraordinary effort put forth in developing a homegrown K-12 outreach program in the Tallahassee area, including the work undertaken to develop a K-12 chapter in the Tallahassee area, for exceptional service to their members by providing significant scientific talks and social events and for participating in local, and regional science fairs, all of which reflect positively on our Society."

Student Chapter of the Year
Lyndon State College
"For their incredibly hard work in bringing about the 30th Northeastern Storm Conference, for sponsoring a variety of other scientific talks which connect students with outstanding nationally-known speakers, for sponsoring innovative social events which have done much to create a significant meteorological learning community at the college and for the positive impact on the local community by providing a variety of educational events, all of which reflect positively on our Society."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Cook College
  • District of Columbia
  • Iowa State University
  • Omaha-Offutt
  • Packerland
  • Plymouth State University
  • Texas A&M University


2003-2004 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Omaha-Offutt
"For their outstanding educational outreach activities, such as support for a new pre-college chapter, development of exhibits for the Omaha Children's Museum, participation in teenage Weather Explorer Post 999 activities, and participating in local, regional, and state-wide science fairs, all of which reflect positively on our Society."

Student Chapter of the Year
Texas A&M University
"For their incredibly infectious enthusiasm in bringing both new and more senior students together, connecting them with outstanding speakers, and for the positive impact on the local community by participating in severe storm safety educational outreach and environmental cleanup efforts that reflected positively on our Society."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Cook College - Rutgers University
  • Central North Carolina
  • Lyndon State College
  • North Florida
  • Plymouth State University
  • Plymouth Community Intermediate School Weather Club


2002-2003 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
District of Columbia
"For extraordinary service to the community through a wide variety of outreach activities including a high-school weather camp, a winter storms conference, and numerous science fairs."

Student Chapter of the Year
Cook College - Rutgers University
"For exemplary mentoring of incoming students, support of national Society activities, and selfless service to its local community."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Central North Carolina
  • High Plains
  • Iowa State University
  • Lyndon State College
  • Texas A&M University
  • West Central Florida


2001-2002 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
District of Columbia
"For being a role model in their community and initiating outstanding partnerships between and among their members, the national AMS, local educators and community customers that reflect positively on our Society."

Student Chapter of the Year
Texas A&M University

"For enhancing their student member interaction with outstanding atmospheric science and community professionals, and having a positive impact on the local community by participating in Habitat for Humanity building projects, and beach and highway cleanup efforts that reflected positively on our Society."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Houston
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas City
  • Lyndon State College
  • Purdue University
  • University of Utah
  • West Central Florida


2000-2001 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Houston
"For superior service to its membership, the Society, and its community via innovative chapter initiatives including establishment of its own chapter history library."

Student Chapter of the Year
Lyndon State College
"For continued exceptional interactions with both the professional community and its local community, as well as exemplary service to its members, school, and the Society."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Anchorage
  • Chicago
  • Greater St. Louis
  • Purdue University
  • University of Utah
  • West Central Florida


1999-2000 Award Winners

Chapter of the Year
Omaha-Offutt
"For outstanding service to their members, the society, and their local community including exemplary mentoring of youth."

Student Chapter of the Year
Lyndon State College
"For exceptional interaction with the professional community, their local community, and outstanding service to their members and the society."

Chapter Honor Roll

  • Arkansas
  • Houston
  • Kansas City
  • North Dakota
  • Plymouth State College
  • Texas A&M University
  • Twin Cities
  • West Central Florida
  • West Texas

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