It's scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Merryman Performing Arts Center.
Persson is a music teacher at Todd County High School in South Dakota.
The award recognizes chapters for their exceptional activity, innovative programming and community leadership.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Carlson has been instrumental in bridging the gap between science and the community.
Schlattmann has written for television series such as "Roseanne," "Dexter" and "Under the Dome."