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Science Talent Search 1961

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 1961.

Top Winner
Joshua Wallman
2nd Place
Edward Jones
3rd Place
William Adkins III
4th Place
Daniel Kleinman
5th Place
Harriet Fell
6th Place
Robert Axelrod
7th Place
Michael Newlon

Gala Speaker
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg

 

1961 Alumni Updates

Robert Gordon Discovers the "Ghostbuster Effect"

University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman Talks with Intel STS Finalists

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1961; please contact us with information.

1961 Finalists

WilliamAdkins IIIMelbourneFL
RichardAlbenBrooklynNY
ThomasAndrews, JrCheverlyMD
RobertAxelrodSkokieIL
BernardBarisas, JrKansas CityMO
HerbertBernsteinBrooklynNY
DouglasChessenDenverCO
MaryColemanCedar FallsIA
BarryDworkinChicagoIL
MargaretEssenbergCheverlyMD
HarrietFellFlushingNY
DonaldFoxPhoenixAZ
RobertGordonBrooklynNY
AnnaHarkins, JrFt WorthTX
DonaldHoffmanWollastonMA
JamesHosfordAtlantaGA
WayneHubbellBeavertonOR
EdwardJonesArlingtonVA
PaulJosephsonOmahaNE
DanielKane, JrAtlantaGA
LauraKaufmanBrooklynNY
DanielKleinmanLouisvilleKY
JamesLepowskyFlushingNY
MichaelLeskBrooklynNY
RitaManakClevelandOH
FrederickMatsen IIIAustinTX
ThomasMcGivernHighland ParkIL
EloiseMelsonMiamiFL
MichaelNewlonWashingtonDC
MaryPasseroRevereMA
RogerPeters, JrSouth BendIN
RogerPhillipsWestern SpringsIL
BernardRappaportStaten IslandNY
RobertRaymondSouth BendIN
WilliamRothmanBrooklynNY
AnnSchuniorFairbornOH
DaleSmith, JrTipp CityOH
WilliamTateRochesterNY
JoshuaWallmanNew YorkNY
JohnWheelerIdaho FallsID

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