Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1946

  • Top Boy: Jules Kernen
  • Top Girl: E. Marilyn Curran (Rohrer)
  • 2nd Place Boy: Stephen Arnold
  • 2nd Place Girl: Josephine Von Hippel (Raskind)

Remaining Top Ten in ABC order:

  • Douglas Baird
  • Richard Lewontin
  • Gordon Newkirk Jr.
  • Abraham Schweid
  • Arthur Sicular
  • Harold Zirin

Gala Speaker
Dr. E. U. Condon

1946 Science Talent Search finalists at the Capitol

1946 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1946; please contact us with information.

1946 Finalists

Stephen Arnold Oak Park IL
Douglas Baird Whitesboro NY
Leon Bush New York NY
John Champeny Wellington KS
David Cudaback Napa CA
James Cumming St Albans NY
E. Curran Elizabethtown PA
Jack Durell Bronx NY
George Gaines Hamden CT
Walter Gall Garfield NJ
James Gibson Ellensburg WA
Don Herbert Tulsa OK
John Hopkins, IV Washington DC
James Hummel Los Angeles CA
Dorothy Jackson South Charleston WV
Russell Johnson Nameoki IL
Jules Kernen St Louis MO
Neal Kindig Medicine Lodge KS
Elaine Knutsen San Anselmo CA
Dorothy Kohnen Chicago IL
Daniel Larson Downers Grove IL
Elizabeth Laufer Philadelphia PA
Richard Lewontin Kew Gardens NY
Gerald Ludwig Bronx NY
Alice McCollough Eugene OR
Gordon Newkirk, Jr West Orange NJ
Joan Oates Syracuse NY
Elizabeth Roemer Alameda CA
Seymour Sack Poughkeepsie PA
Abraham Schweid New York NY
Gilbert Seely Blaine WA
James Shields San Francisco CA
Donald Shombert Pittsburgh PA
Arthur Sicular New York NY
Ilonka Turner St Albans NY
Josephine Von Hippel Forest Hills NY
Robert West, Jr Caldwell NJ
Kenneth Widing Brainerd MN
Patricia Wixom Boulder CO
Harold Zirin Bridgeport CT