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LOCAL TEACHER WINS REGIONAL CHEMISTRY TEACHER AWARD

 ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Laura F. Bidlack, a teacher at the Epstein School in Atlanta, is one of four middle school teachers nationwide to be awarded with the Chemical Manufacturers Association's (CMA) Catalyst Award for her outstanding contributions to science- related teaching.
 The Catalyst Awards Program honors individuals who have the ability to inspire students toward careers in chemistry and science-related fields through their excellent teaching ability in and out of the classroom. The program also seeks to draw public attention to the importance of quality chemistry and science teaching at the undergraduate level.
 The award, which includes a medal, citation and a check for $2,500, will be presented to Bidlack at the Epstein School's Founder's Day Banquet on Wednesday, May 19, by Eugene F. Cox, director of research and development for Georgia-Pacific Corp.'s (NYSE: GP) Chemical Division. Georgia-Pacific's Chemical Division, a market leader in chemical products for the building products and pulp and paper industries, as well as other industrial manufacturing processes, is a member of the CMA.
 "We are proud to be able to represent all of the CMA members in presenting this award," Cox said. "Our nation's students need the kind of encouragement in seeking careers in science and chemistry that Ms. Bidlack has demonstrated. This award is one way we can continue to support teachers who give this extra effort."
 Georgia-Pacific is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products, pulp, paper and packaging products as well as related chemicals with approximately 500 plants, mills, distribution centers and offices throughout the United States.
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