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Science Talent Search 1952

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 1952.

Top Winner
Karl Muench
2nd Place
Robert Braden
3rd Place
Louise Hay (Schmir)

Remaining Top Ten in alphabetical order:
John Armstrong
Richard Bideaux
Richard Dolen
Ralph Griswold
Dana Mitchell
Judith Prewitt (Shimansky)
Ilmar Raudsep

Gala Speaker
Walter G. Whitman


1952 Alumni Updates

Philip Lieberman (STS 1952) Pursues Language, Travel, and Photography

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1952; please contact us with information.

1952 Finalists


JohnArmstrongSchenectadyNY
JoelBerneBrooklyn NY
RichardBideauxTucsonAZ
ByronBlanchardOmahaNE
RobertBradenPrincetonNJ
RuthCapp BellNorfolkVA
RobertColmanNeponsitNY
CharlesDietrichEdwardsvilleIL
RichardDolenNew YorkNY
EugeneEpsteinLos AngelesCA
HardyFinch, IIIRiversideCT
PaulFormanNew RochelleNY
WilmaGabbayForest HillsNY
DavidGoldsteinRochesterNY
RalphGriswoldAtlantaGA
HarryHartmannMilltownNJ
LouiseHayNew YorkNY
RussellHobbieSpringfieldMA
WilliamHookerWashingtonDC
AliceKehoeMount VernonNY
LeslieKlevaySkokieIL
PhilipLiebermanBrooklynNY
GeorgeLuhrmann,JrCedar BrookNJ
DonaldMcLeodRochesterNY
MaryMeadeConnersvilleIN
PaulMessingerLos AngelesCA
MaryMillerPoughkeepsieNY
DanaMitchellNew RochelleNY
KarlMuenchEvanstonIL
RussellNoyes, JrBloomingtonIN
EmmanuelPapadakisOmahaNE
RobertPotthoffUrbanaIL
JudithPrewittBrooklynNY
IlmarRaudsepNew YorkNY
PaulRichardsRiversideCA
PatriciaSaffirLivingstonMT
JohnSeamanBaldwinNY
DavidSmithSchenectadyNY
CharlotteWarePhoenixAZ
BernardWeissForest HillsNY

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