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Science Talent Search 1943

Every year for over seven decades, forty finalists have been chosen to attend and compete in the Science Talent Institute week in Washington, DC. This page is a tribute to the memories and alumni of the Science Talent Search of 1943.

Top Boy
Reinhart (Ray) Schiff
Top Girl
Gloria Lauer
2nd Place Boy
Charles Perot
2nd Place Girl
Elizabeth Lyle (Lean)

Remaining Top Ten in ABC order:
Don Harris
Virginia Kline (March)
Henry Kohl
Josiah Macy
William Piper
Thomas Quermann

Gala Speaker
Dr. Thomas Parran
 

1943 Alumni Updates

STS 1943 Alum Milt Lauenstein Strives to Prevent Violence Around the World

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1943; please contact us with information.

1943 Finalists


WayneBoopMatomorasPA
HillmanDickinsonIndependenceMO
JoanDomikeNew RochelleNY
RobertFolgerWinter HavenFL
JosephFoxPhiladelphiaPA
JohnGillLas CrucesNM
JosephGreenLos AngelesCA
JudithGurskyIrvingtonNY
HowardHaftelIrvingtonNJ
WilliamHammerleAthensOH
DonHarrisJohnstownPA
VirginiaKlineMadisonWI
HenryKohlNewburghNY
LeonardKurfuerstPhiladelphiaPA
WilliamLaLievreShaker HeightsOH
MiltonLauensteinSt LouisMO
GloriaLauerAmesIA
CatherineLizardiDaytonOH
ElizabethLyleShorewoodWI
JosiahMacyWarrentonVA
RobertMarkTrentonNJ
JamesMcLoughlinRomeNY
ArthurOrtenburgerNormanOK
RobertPalombiChicagoIL
DonaldPedersonGenevaNY
CharlesPerotLancasterPA
WilliamPiperColumbusOH
ThomasQuermannClarksburgWV
EberhardtRechtinPalo VerdesCA
ClaronRobertsonCarbondaleIL
MurrayRosenblattNew YorkNY
CharlesSargentHanoverNH
ConstanceSawyerLewistonME
Reinhart (Ray)SchiffNew RochelleNY
BernardStrehlerJohnstownPA
JoanTannerGarden CityNY
ElizabethTiltonOak ParkIL
James (Roy)WillcocksonTulsaOK
MargueriteWittrockNyackNY
WandaWojciechowskiBridgeportCT

 

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