John L. Vossen Memorial Award
The John L. Vossen Memorial Award was established in 1996 in memory of John L. Vossen who served as President of AVS and founder of the Greater New York Chapter. The award is presented to a high or middle school (Grades 6-12) science teachers in the United States, Canada or Mexico for development of high school demonstration experiments.
1997 - Robert A. Shaner
"For developing a demonstration experiment to examine the vapor pressure of water as a function of temperature."
1998 - Hasan Fakhruddin
"For developing a demonstration experiment for measuring the refractive index of air using a vacuum chamber."
1999 - Chris Ann Slye
"For developing a demonstration experiment on the characteristics of heat transfer in a vacuum."
2000 - Charles J. Miltenberger
"For developing a demonstration experiment to determine the equilibrium constant and heat of reaction in an equilibrium system."
2001 - Paul Lulai
"For developing a classroom demonstration experiment to determine work function using an electron tube."
2002 - Toni L. Evans
“For developing a classroom demonstration in measuring the speed of sound as a function of gases.”