Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1978

  • Top Winner: Michael Briggs
  • 2nd Place: Joseph Tanzi
  • 3rd Place: Philip King
  • 4th Place: Samuel Weinberger
  • 5th Place: Judith Bender
  • 6th Place: Michael Mattis
  • 7th Place: Lawrence Bergman
  • 8th Place: Daniel Rokhsar
  • 9th Place: Ann McMahon (Piening)
  • 10th Place Jay Stallman
  • Gala Speaker: Dr. Frank Press
1978 Science Talent Search finalists at the Capitol. STS. Westinghouse.

1978 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1978; please contact us with information.

1978 Finalists

Judith Bender Honolulu HI
Lawrence Bergman Bayside NY
Sarah Boyanowski San Antonio TX
Michael Briggs Adelphi MD
Russell Carroll Rochester MI
Richard Chedester Darien CT
William Collins Canoga Park CA
Joseph Dougherty Mc Lean VA
Mark Drela Philadelphia PA
Robert Duncan Saint Joseph MO
Jonathan Feinstein Menlo Park CA
Ronald Fisher Cheektowaga NY
Anne Gibbons Wheat Ridge CO
Daniel Groisser West Orange NJ
Michael Gurnis Cohasset MA
Robert Hamburger New Hyde Park NY
Frank Hansen Oak Park IL
Donna Harrison Zanesville OH
Michio Hirano Irvington NY
Lance Johnson Spirit Lake IA
Jonathan Kaplan New York NY
Philip King Rumson NJ
Robert Klerer Irvington NY
Mary Kroening San Diego CA
Therese Lung Jackson Heights NY
Michael Mattis Scarsdale NY
Ann McMahon Bethalto IL
Roger Mosesson New York NY
Julie Pan Flushing NY
John Rainbolt Independence MO
Elias Reichel New York NY
Daniel Rokhsar Staten Island NY
Peter Sanborn Fort Collins CO
Barbara Shutt Harvard MA
Jay Stallman Forest Hills NY
Joseph Tanzi Cranston RI
Gregory Terrell Arlington Heights IL
David Vader Rockville MD
Patricia Wasserman Loretto PA
Samuel Weinberger New Rochelle NY