Science Talent Search 1960

Top Winner
Jerome Spitzner
2nd Place
Melvin Hochster
3rd Place
Frank Podosek
4th Place
Charles Bennett
5th Place
Betty Yaconino (Snarr)
6th Place
John Madey

Gala Speaker
George B. Kistiakowsky, President Eisenhower’s Science Advisor

1960 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1960; please contact us with information.

1960 Finalists

Richard Applebaum Brooklyn NY
Dennis Baker Winchester MA
Charles Bennett Croton-on-Hudson NY
David Brown Minneapolis MN
William Cruce Houston TX
John David Evansville IN
Robert Eyestone La Grange IL
Virginia Fischer Marshfield WI
Samuel Friedman Washington DC
Robert Friis, Jr. Miami FL
David Hearn Tucson AZ
Barbara Heckman Tonawanda NY
Geoffrey Heyworth Bronx NY
Melvin Hochster Brooklyn NY
Samuel Hoyle, Jr. Newport News VA
Nancy Klickman Glenview IL
David Loveman, III Teaneck NJ
John Madey Clark NJ
John Maraldo Cheyenne WY
James Mardis La Mesa CA
John Mather Princeton NJ
Richard Mills Evanston IL
William Platt, III Gainesville FL
Frank Podosek Ludlow MA
Linda Ramstad Los Angeles CA
James Rowland, Jr. Rockford IL
Harry Saal Brooklyn NY
Robert Savio Queens NY
Hazel Schubert Bloomington IN
John Shaner Newton Hlds. MA
Irving Spitzberg, Jr. Little Rock AR
Jerome Spitzner St. James MN
Joseph Straley Chapel Hill NC
Josephine Anne(Joanne) Swartz Allentown PA
Joyce Thompson Charleston WV
William Underwood, Jr Carthage MO
Gordon Wassermann Patchogue NY
Gayle Wilson Phoenix AZ
Arthur Winfree Stamford CT
Betty Yaconino Oklahoma City OK