Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1950

  • Top Winner: Saul Sternberg
  • 2nd Place: Donald McCormick
  • 3rd Place: Malcom Gordon

Remaining Top Ten in alphabetical order:

  • Robert Detenbeck
  • Lenore Durkee
  • William Gunter Jr.
  • Dennis Malone
  • Cynthia Peterson (Wyeth)
  • William Reeves Jr.
  • William Tifft

Gala Speaker
Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer

1950 Science Talent Search finalists at theWhite House with President Truman.

1950 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1950; please contact us with information.

1950 Science Talent Search finalists at the Capitol. Westinghouse STS.

1950 Finalists

William Beaver Albany NY
Alice Chesley Phoenix AZ
Paul Cohen Brooklyn NY
Patricia DeCoursey Forest Hills NY
Robert Detenbeck Kenmore NY
Lenore Durkee Utica NY
Noel Elliott Kellogg ID
Gerald Feinberg Bronx NY
Joel Finegan Gary IN
Cynthia Fisher Forest Hills NY
Ronald Fuchs Altadena CA
Sheldon Glashow New York NY
Malcolm Gordon Brooklyn NY
William Gunter, Jr Bellingham WA
Julie Hinds Oswego OR
Stanley Korenman Brooklyn NY
Sol Krongelb New Jersey NJ
David Lubell Brooklyn NY
Elihu Lubkin Brooklyn NY
Dennis Malone Kenmore NY
Nicholas Markoff Huntington NY
Donn Martin Mariemont OH
Donald McCormick Oak Ridge TN
Winifred McPortland Dorchester MA
Cynthia Peterson Philadelphia PA
Donald Piskule Kimball SD
Edward Posner Brooklyn NY
William Reeves, Jr Springfield OR
John Rippon Sylvania OH
Victor Rosen, Jr Beverly Hills CA
Lawrence Rosler Brooklyn NY
Jerome Siegel Brooklyn NY
Lisa Steiner Kew Gardens NY
Saul Sternberg Bronx NY
Alan Sussman Long Island City NY
William Tifft Seymour CT
Alice Tomboulian Ithaca NY
Edel Wasserman Brooklyn NY
Edward Wawszkiewicz North Smithfield RI
Phillip Zeidenberg Brooklyn NY