Kappa Mu Epsilon Crest

Kappa Mu Epsilon

National Mathematics Honor Society - Founded 1931

George Mach Distinguished Service Award

The George Mach Distinguished Service Award is KME's most important award, and is given biennially to recognize an individual who has served the society with distinction. The award was established in honor of Dr. George Mach, who served as National Vice-President from 1966 to 1969, National President from 1969 to 1973, National Past President from 1973 to 1977, and National Secretary from 1977 to 1987. Nominations are solicited from the chapters. The National Council determines the recipient.

Past Recipients of the Award
Year Awardee Chapter
1987Laura Z. Greene
Wilbur Waggoner
Kansas Delta
Michigan Beta
1989Fred LottIowa Alpha
1991Sister Helen Sullivan, OSBKansas Gamma
1993James LightnerMaryland Beta
1995James SmithOhio Zeta
1997Harold ThomasKansas Alpha
1999No award given
2001Sister Jo Ann Fellin, OSB
Ken Wilke
Kansas Gamma
Kansas Delta
2003Mary ElickMissouri Iota
2005Arnie HamelMichigan Beta
2007A. Allan RivelandKansas Delta
2009No award given
2011Patrick CostelloKentucky Alpha
Don ToshMissouri Theta
2013Robert BaileyNew York Eta
2015Ron WassersteinKansas Delta
2017Joan BellOklahoma Alpha