Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1956

  • Top Winner: Robert Moore
  • 2nd Place: John Clark
  • 3rd Place: Jack Venable Jr.

Remaining Top Ten in alphabetical order

  • James Bardeen
  • John Campbell
  • Daniel Ch’en
  • Edwin Ford
  • Dennis Johnson
  • Carol Schneider (Joyce)
  • Gala Speaker:
    Dr. Caryl P. Haskins
1956 Science Talent Search finalists at the Capitol.

1956 Alumni Updates

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1956 Science Talent Search Top Ten finalists

1956 Finalists

Gary Anderson Tahoe City CA
James Bardeen Champaign IL
Edmond Brower Augusta ME
John Campbell Minneapolis MN
Rosemary Card Madison NJ
Robert Carroll Mason MI
Daniel Ch’en Eugene OR
Mary Chilton Hinsdale IL
John Clark Sycamore IL
Pete Diamondis South Bend IN
Leland Edmunds, Jr Newport News VA
Ronald Egnitz North Braddock PA
Hersha Fisher Phoenix AZ
Edwin Ford Arlington VA
John Goodman Seattle WA
Robert Gorn Newton MA
Charles Gray Washington DC
Martin Groder Flushing NY
Martin Halpern Tucson AZ
Leroy Hood Shelby MT
Dwight Hoxie Wayzata MN
Dennis Johnson Canoga Park CA
Margaret Jordan Charles City IA
Boris Kayser Lakewood NJ
Susan Kayser Brooklyn NY
Ida Lee Marshfield WI
Stephen Lichtenbaum Brooklyn NY
John Miller Lockport NY
Carolyn Montgomery Kenmore NY
Robert Moore Silver Spring MD
Lewis Nading Indianapolis IN
James Nearing Hawthrone CA
Thomas O’Brien Rochester NY
Peter Rony Los Angeles CA
Lynn Runnels Tulsa OK
Carol Schneider Appleton WI
Robert Solovay Brooklyn NY
Jack Venable, Jr Atlanta GA
James Yost Indianapolis IN
Melvin Zwillenberg Brooklyn NY