Science Talent Search 1947

Top Boy
Martin Karplus
Top Girl
Vera Dyson-Hudson (Demerec)
2nd Place Boy
Milton Gordon
2nd Place Girl
Irene Rescsanski (Nagy)

Remaining Top Ten in ABC order:
Herman Bieber
Paul Cloke
Jerome Eisenberg
Gary Felsenfeld
William McLeish
Norman Smith

John Taylor Hopkins IV Award
Gustavus Simmons

Gala Speaker
Dr. Vannevar Bush

1947 Alumni Updates

From High School Prize to Nobel Prize: Martin Karplus

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1947; please contact us with information.

Finalists of the Science Talent Search in 1947

Herman Bieber Brooklyn NY
Paul Cloke Orono ME
Irwin Cole Cliffside Park NJ
Leon Cooper New York NY
Anne Coulson New York NY
Ceclia Cummings Bakersfield CA
Vera Dyson-Hudson Cold Spring Harbor NY
Jerome Eisenberg Philadelphia PA
Marilyn Ellermann Mt Sterling IL
Donald Emrick Waynesfield OH
Gary Felsenfeld New York NY
Milton Gordon St Paul MN
Clarence Gregory, Jr Greenwich CT
Phillip Halverson Los Angeles CA
Eugene Haugh Reedsburg WI
John Hayes Clifton NJ
Paula Haymes New York NY
Herbert House Willoughby OH
Charles Inman Buffalo NY
Walter Kamb Pasadena CA
Martin Karplus West Newton MA
Kenneth Kopple Philadelphia PA
Robin Krivanek Albany NY
Arthur Mattuck Brooklyn NY
Donald Maynard Nashville TN
James McKenna Lebanon NH
William McLeish Cincinnati OH
Mary Moe Chicago IL
John Pike Montclair NJ
Herbert Radack New York NY
Douglas Relyea Perry NY
William Rennagel Eden NY
Irene Rescsanski Bridgeport CT
David Shappirio Washington DC
Gustavus Simmons Charleston WV
Norman Smith Urbana IL
Leonard Taylor Brooklyn NY
Dorothy Williams Eugene OR
James Wilt Chicago IL
Ariel Zemach New York NY