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Science Talent Search 1978

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 1978

Top Winner
Michael Briggs
2nd Place
Joseph Tanzi
3rd Place
Philip King
4th Place
Samuel Weinberger
5th Place
Judith Bender
6th Place
Michael Mattis
7th Place
Lawrence Bergman
8th Place
Daniel Rokhsar
9th Place
Ann McMahon (Piening)
10th Place
Jay Stallman

Gala Speaker
Dr. Frank Press

1978 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1978; please contact us with information.

1978 Finalists
 

JudithBenderHonoluluHI
LawrenceBergmanBaysideNY
SarahBoyanowskiSan AntonioTX
MichaelBriggsAdelphiMD
RussellCarrollRochesterMI
RichardChedesterDarienCT
WilliamCollinsCanoga ParkCA
JosephDoughertyMc LeanVA
MarkDrelaPhiladelphiaPA
RobertDuncanSaint JosephMO
JonathanFeinsteinMenlo ParkCA
RonaldFisherCheektowagaNY
AnneGibbonsWheat RidgeCO
DanielGroisserWest OrangeNJ
MichaelGurnisCohassetMA
RobertHamburgerNew Hyde ParkNY
FrankHansenOak ParkIL
DonnaHarrisonZanesvilleOH
MichioHiranoIrvingtonNY
LanceJohnsonSpirit LakeIA
JonathanKaplanNew YorkNY
PhilipKingRumsonNJ
RobertKlererIrvingtonNY
MaryKroeningSan DiegoCA
ThereseLungJackson HeightsNY
MichaelMattisScarsdaleNY
AnnMcMahonBethaltoIL
RogerMosessonNew YorkNY
JuliePanFlushingNY
JohnRainboltIndependenceMO
EliasReichelNew YorkNY
DanielRokhsarStaten IslandNY
PeterSanbornFort CollinsCO
BarbaraShuttHarvardMA
JayStallmanForest HillsNY
JosephTanziCranstonRI
GregoryTerrellArlington HeightsIL
DavidVaderRockvilleMD
PatriciaWassermanLorettoPA
SamuelWeinbergerNew RochelleNY

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