The Midland Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an
illustrated poem contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Write and illustrate
a poem using the CCEW theme – Get A Charge Out of Chemistry.

Contest Deadline: Friday April 12th , 2024

Gift Card and prizes for all 1st and 2nd place winners in each grade category!

This contest is open to anyone in the Great Lakes Bay Region and
beyond. Winners of the Midland Local Section’s Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the
National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS website and to win

Visit Illustrated Poem Contest – Chemist Celebrate Earth Week – American Chemical Society ( for complete rules.

Poems can be submitted HERE.


Congratulations to the 2023 Illustrated Poem Contest winners!

Midland ACS congratulates the winners of our 2023 Chemist Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) Illustrated Poem Contest! Claire Van Beek of Midland, Kaitlyn Vogel of Midland, Eleanor Hendrick of Saginaw, Alice Keck-Warren of Saginaw, Kynlee Carr of Gladwin, Lauren Van Beek of Midland, Lux Parker of Bay City, Charlie Van Beek of Midland, Ellie Trotter of Walkerville, Louis Huang of Midland, Lizzie DeGrow of Midland, Lexi Leiti of Midland, and Claire Vogel of Midland! 2023’s CCEW theme was “The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae.”