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Science Talent Search 1945

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 1945.

Top Boy
Edward Kosower
Top Girl
Marion Joswick
2nd Place Boy
Robert Hall
2nd Place Girl
Nancy Milburn (Stafford)

Remaining Top Ten in ABC order:
Jerome Blackman
George Clark
Saul Kravetz
Richard Milburn
Andrew Streitwieser
Michael Tinkham

Gala Speaker
Major General F. K. Osborn



1945 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1945; please contact us with information.

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1945 Finalists


JohnAnsonWestern SpringsIL
JeromeBlackmanFar RockawayNY
GeorgeClarkFlossmoorIL
HaroldConroyBrooklynNY
RobertDiebelEugeneOR
KirbyDwight, JrNew YorkNY
RussellEllisNeenahWI
JeanGurneyEast WillistonNY
RobertHallGreen BayWI
RobertHandschumacherGlensidePA
DavidHillSyracuseNY
MargaretHodgsonBelmontCA
MarionJoswickBrooklynNY
JamesKauerClevelandOH
RenateKaufmannEvanstonIL
MatthewKegelmanNew YorkNY
EdwardKosowerBrooklynNY
SaulKravetzBrooklynNY
MadelineLevyNew YorkNY
MaynardMichelUniversity CityMO
RichardMilburnNewarkNJ
NancyMilburnWatertownNY
AliceMillerColumbiaTN
JohnMooreScottsvilleVA
FredericPetersenMindenNE
CharlesReedTroyIL
RonaldRichWashingtonIL
LoisRochesterAlbanyNY
HalseyRoydenPhoenixAZ
AndrewSesslerJamaicaNY
RobertSinclairMilwaukeeWI
RuthSlaterNew RochelleNY
WalterSpinkWakefieldRI
AndrewStreitwieserJamaicaNY
MichaelTinkhamRiponWI
JohnWahlgrenValleyNE
EdwardWalkerDetroitMI
HansWeinbergerAltoonaPA
AnnWingertMadisonWI
EdytheWoodruffEvanstonIL

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