Science Talent Search 1944

Top Boy
Amber Davidson
Top Girl
Anne Van Buren (Hagopian)
2nd Place Boy
Robert Kraichnan
2nd Place Girl
Mary Burgess (Bond)

Remaining Top Ten in ABC order:
Nancy Durant
Kenneth Ford
Murray Gerstenhaber
Lionel Jaffe
Rodman Jenkins
Irving Rozian

Gala Speaker
Dr. Karl Compton

1944 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1944; please contact us with information.

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1944 Finalists

Ruth Briehl Fennimore WI
Eleanor Brown Edwardsville IL
Mary Burgess Milton NY
Charles Butler Madison WI
Royal Corr Milwaukee WI
Gilbert Daniels Brooklyn NY
Amber Davidson Ft Bridger WY
Nancy Davis Williamson WV
Rosemary Deiters, S.C. Cincinnati OH
Nancy Durant Plainfield NJ
Edmond Dyett, Jr Rome NY
Albert Earle Aldan PA
Wildon Fickett Tucson AZ
Kenneth Ford Cleveland Heights OH
Murray Gerstenhaber New York NY
Leon Green Passaic NJ
George Hardy Pass-A-Grille FL
Joyce Harrell Maplewood NJ
Lee Hershenson Pittsburgh PA
Richard Hinkle Tahoe CA
Theodore Houck Rochester NY
Eric Howlett Roslyn NY
Ellen Irving Bronx NY
Lionel Jaffe Brooklyn NY
Rodman Jenkins Ft McClellan AL
Patricia Johnston Rochester NY
Robert Kraichnan Elkins Park PA
Victor Mayper, Jr New York NY
Ben Mottelson LaGrange IL
Joan Murray Whitesboro NY
William Newcomb Garden City NY
Wayland Noland Madison WI
Jacques Poirier Washington DC
Irving Rozian Hazel Park MI
Cyril Stelzenmuller Birmingham AL
Steadman Thompson Columbus OH
Donald Tschudy Marghte NJ
Anne Van Buren New York NY
Nan Watson Atlanta GA
Leonard Zablow New York NY