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Science Talent Search 1979

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 1979

Top Winner
Ron Unz
2nd Place
David Shykind
3rd Place
Eileen Chang
4th Place
David LePoire
5th Place
Geoffrey Frank
6th Place
Gregory Sorkin
7th Place
Michael Urciuoli
8th Place
Julia Little
9th Place
Ernest Moy
10th Place
Ashfaq Munshi

Gala Speaker
Dr. Richard C. Atkinson

1979 Alumni Updates

Ernest Moy Returns to the 70th Science Talent Search

Jim Bellingham Takes the Path Less Traveled with Marine Robotos

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1979; please contact us with information.

1979 Finalists
 

WesleyAllenDicksonTN
LorenBabcockBuffaloNY
JamesBellinghamFPO San FanciscoCA
MitchellBerksonRego ParkNY
AraniBoseBronxNY
EileenChangForest HillsNY
ChristyClarkMcAlesterOK
GeorgeConklinWaldwickNJ
GregoryDaleArlingtonVA
DouglasDurigColumbiaSC
GeoffreyFrankMississippi StateMS
BillyHardasVandaliaIL
IraKaplanBrooklynNY
JohnKarisDurhamNC
StevenKilbergMerritt IslandFL
NandaKirkpatrickCypressTX
JeffreyKleinFlushingNY
Myung-MooLeeOxon HillMD
DavidLePoireHollandMI
JuliaLittleSaint AlbansWV
KenLiuNew YorkNY
ErnestMoyDix HillsNY
AshfaqMunshiNew YorkNY
BerthaOlazabalHialeahFL
JeffreyPeckHerkimerNY
MichaelPhillipsSpringfieldVA
WilliamPribylArlingtonTX
JeffreyRogersChicagoIL
PatriciaSandbornFort CollinsCO
SamuelShafferRego Park, QueensNY
BrianSheppardNew YorkNY
DavidShykindSilver SpringMD
TinaSiuAlhambraCA
GregorySorkinBelleroseNY
SusanThibodeauClarksburgMD
ElizabethThieleFort SmithAR
RonUnzNorth HollywoodCA
JohnUrbahnNew YorkNY
MichaelUrciuoliBaysideNY
SusanWood-EllisSewardNE

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