The Michigan Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers presents its Distinguished Service Award during the Spring Meeting to a member who has rendered outstanding service to the section.

The MIAAPT gratefully acknowledges Arbor Scientific for its sponsorship of the Distinguished Service Award. 





Mike Lopresto

Steve Rae

Keith Forton

Alex Azima

Henry Ford Community College

Plymouth HS

Traverse City High School

Lansing Community College

At the 2004 Spring Meeting held at Calvin College in Grand Rapids on April 17, the Distinguished Service Award was presented to Professor Alex Azima of Lansing Community College. For details, please click on the "2004" link in the menu at the top.

Alex Azima has served the cause of physics and science education in the State of Michigan for over 33 years. A faculty member of the Science Department at Lansing Community College since 1976, Alex served as MSTA President from 1994 to 1996 and as MIAAPT President during the 2001-2 school year. He is currently serving as the College Division Director of the NSTA and continues to coordinate and present science workshops.

Because of his exemplary involvement in physics education and his service to the MIAAPT, Alex was presented the 2004 MIAAPT Distinguished Service to Physics Education Award at the Spring Meeting that was held at Calvin College in Grand Rapids on April 17. At the conclusion of the presentation, Azima received a standing ovation from the audience.






David Van Baak

Paul Holody

Alan Gibson

Paul Zitzewitz

Mark Davids

Calvin College

Henry Ford Community College

Rochester Adams High School

University of Michigan at Dearborn

Grosse Pointe High School