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Science Talent Search 1960

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 1960.

Top Winner
Jerome Spitzner
2nd Place
Melvin Hochster
3rd Place
Frank Podosek
4th Place
Charles Bennett
5th Place
Betty Yaconino (Snarr)
6th Place
John Madey

Gala Speaker
George B. Kistiakowsky, President Eisenhower's Science Advisor


 

1960 Alumni Updates

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We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1960; please contact us with information.

1960 Finalists
 

RichardApplebaumBrooklynNY
DennisBakerWinchesterMA
CharlesBennettCroton-on-HudsonNY
DavidBrownMinneapolisMN
WilliamCruceHoustonTX
JohnDavidEvansvilleIN
RobertEyestoneLa GrangeIL
VirginiaFischerMarshfieldWI
SamuelFriedmanWashingtonDC
RobertFriis, Jr.MiamiFL
DavidHearnTucsonAZ
BarbaraHeckmanTonawandaNY
GeoffreyHeyworthBronxNY
MelvinHochsterBrooklynNY
SamuelHoyle, Jr.Newport NewsVA
NancyKlickmanGlenviewIL
DavidLoveman, IIITeaneckNJ
JohnMadeyClarkNJ
JohnMaraldoCheyenneWY
JamesMardisLa MesaCA
JohnMatherPrincetonNJ
RichardMillsEvanstonIL
WilliamPlatt, IIIGainesvilleFL
FrankPodosekLudlowMA
LindaRamstadLos AngelesCA
JamesRowland, Jr.RockfordIL
HarrySaalBrooklynNY
RobertSavioQueensNY
HazelSchubertBloomingtonIN
JohnShanerNewton Hlds.MA
IrvingSpitzberg, Jr.Little RockAR
JeromeSpitznerSt. JamesMN
JosephStraleyChapel HillNC
Josephine Anne(Joanne)SwartzAllentownPA
JoyceThompsonCharlestonWV
WilliamUnderwood, JrCarthageMO
GordonWassermannPatchogueNY
GayleWilsonPhoenixAZ
ArthurWinfreeStamfordCT
BettyYaconinoOklahoma CityOK

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