Roxie Allen honored by American Chemical Society
St. John's Upper School chemistry teacher Roxie Allen recently won a national award for major contributions to chemistry.
The James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching recognizes teachers at the national level.
The award is given by the American Chemical Society and includes a $5,000 prize.
Allen also won the ACS Scholarship Exam Teacher Award in 1999 and 2000, the ACS Greater Houston Section Thomas Aczel Award for Excellence in Chemical Education in 2001, and the ACS Southwest Regional Excellence in High School Chemistry Teaching in 2008.
Allen holds the Neva and Wesley West Chair in Science at St. John's.
St. John's School is at 2401 Claremont Lane in Houston.
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