The Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and beginning in 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.
With generous support from the Intel Foundation, SSP has sought to reconnect with Science Talent Search alumni.
Top Winner John Letcher 2nd PlaceFrank Grimm 3rd Place Carl Lyngholm4th Place Robert McDonnell5th PlaceJoseph Vajk6th PlaceWilliam Waterhouse
Gala Speaker John A. McCone
Paul Bamberg Plays at Math
Harold T. Peterson, Jr. Returns to the 70th Science Talent Search
We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1959; please contact us with information.
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