At the meeting of the NSSA held on 20 July 2017 a member presented the Science Award Medal encased in resin you can see above. A description of medal can be see below.
The NSSA member showed a Science Education Award medal in sterling silver encased in a resin block. The medal designed by Andor Meszaros in 1960 was made by Stokes and awarded in 1971. The recipient, Ken Mappin (1922-2010) was a schoolmaster and chemistry teacher with a love of Arts most notably at Geelong Grammar School and Scotch College Melbourne. He wrote a Year 11 chemistry textbook that students still use today. The medals edge is inscribed with “K.J. MAPPIN B. SC., DIP. ED.” and “VICTORIA, 1971″.