2022 Illustrated Poem Contest – deadline to submit poems is April 24, 2022, 11:59 p.m. (ET)

Illustrated Poem Contest

The Chemical Society of Washington would like to remind and encourage all students K-12 to enter the Illustrated Poem Contest. Each year the American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors this contest as part of Chemists Celebrate Earth Week. This is a wonderful activity that encourages students to be creative. The theme this year is “Insect Chemistry” and the deadline to submit the poems is April 24, 11:59 pm. Poems should be submitted by emailing them to [email protected].

Local winners advance to the national contest for a chance to win cash prizes. ACS will award $300 to first-place and $150 to second-place national contest winners in each grade category!

The grade categories are: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12.  

National contest winners will be announced in May.

Please click on the link below to learn more about the contest and its rules.

Illustrated Poem Contest – Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) – American Chemical Society (acs.org)