Five NTID Students Win American Chemical Society Awards




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Five Laboratory Science Technology (LST) students from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), a college of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), received awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the country’s largest scientific society.

Ahmed Ibrahim (London, Ontario, Canada), Anita Kurian (Morris Plains, N.J.), Lauren Schweitzer (Jefferson City, Mo.), Lauren Shea (Newark, Del.), and Jacquelyn Wilson (Brunswick, Ga.) received ACS Chemical Technology Student Recognition Awards in honor of their “high level of performance in the laboratory and the classroom, excellent communication skills, integrity, and reliability.”

ACS is a nonprofit organization with nearly 160,000 members nationwide. It publishes scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences, and provides educational, science policy, and career programs in chemistry.

NTID is the first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. One of eight colleges of RIT, NTID offers educational programs and access and support services to the 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students from around the world who study, live, and socialize with 14,400 hearing students on RIT’s Rochester, N.Y., campus.

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