Distinguished Service Citation Awards

The distinguished service citation recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of physics teaching in the state of Illinois. Special recognition is given in the areas of:

  • leadership of colleagues and students through physics teaching

  • professional contributions to section activities through contributed papers, workshop presentation, committee service, or elective office

  • distinguished service at the teacher's home institution

Here are the guidelines and procedures for nominating colleagues for this award. Nominations are due on Dec. 1 for awards to be given at the Spring meeting.

DSC Award Winners

2022 Tom Foster Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
2021 (Has been selected but not announced.)
2020
Narendra Jaggi Illinois Wesleyan University
2019 Ken Wester Illinois State University

2018 Rick Ross Rock Valley College

2017 Morten Lundsgaard University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

2016 Andrew Morrison Joliet Junior College

2015 Don Reid Lincolnwood High School

2012 Doug Brandt Eastern Illinois University

2011 Tom Snyder Lincoln Land Community College

2010 Deborah Lojkutz Joliet West High School

2009 Brian Davies Western Illinois University

2008 Dave Sykes Lincoln Land Community College

2007 Bill Hogan Joliet Junior College

2006 Kim Shaw Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2005 Diana Roth Lanphier High School, Springfield

2004 Charles Schulz Knox College

2003 Robert Frank Augustana College

2002 Ralph Miller Greenville College

2001 Roger Reeves Hillsboro High School

2000 Carl Wenning Illinois State University

1999 Roger Malcolm Kewanee High School

1998 Ann Brandon Joliet West High School

1997 David Renneke Augustana College

1996 Conley Stutz Bradley University

1995 Betty Windham William Rainey Harper Junior College

1994 Fred Zurheide Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

1993 Curtis Hieggelke Joliet Junior College

1992 Doug Wylie Western Illinois University

1991 Earl Zwicker Illinois Institute of Technology

1990 Wilbur Miner Joliet Junior College

1989 David Cornell Principia College

1987 Thomas Rossing Northern Illinois University

1986 Wayne Green Knox College

1985 John Sathoff Bradley University

1983 Robert Waddell Eastern Illinois University