Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1979

  • Top Winner: Ron Unz
  • 2nd Place: David Shykind
  • 3rd Place: Eileen Chang
  • 4th Place: David LePoire
  • 5th Place: Geoffrey Frank
  • 6th Place: Gregory Sorkin
  • 7th Place: Michael Urciuoli
  • 8th Place: Julia Little
  • 9th Place: Ernest Moy
  • 10th Place: Ashfaq Munshi
  • Gala Speaker: Dr. Richard C. Atkinson
1979 Science Talent Search Finalists - Top Ten. Westinghouse STS.

1979 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1979; please contact us with information.

1979 Finalists

  • Wesley Allen, Dickson ,TN
  • Loren Babcock, Buffalo, NY
  • James Bellingham, FPO San Fancisco, CA
  • Mitchell Berkson, Rego Park , NY
  • Arani Bose, Bronx, NY
  • Eileen Chang, Forest Hills, NY
  • Christy Clark, McAlester, OK
  • George Conklin, Waldwick, NJ
  • Gregory Dale, Arlington, VA
  • Douglas Durig, Columbia, SC
  • Geoffrey Frank, Mississippi State, MS
  • Billy Hardas, Vandalia, IL
  • Ira Kaplan, Brooklyn, NY
  • John Karis, Durham, NC
  • Steven Kilberg, Merritt Island, FL
  • Nanda Kirkpatrick, Cypress, TX
  • Jeffrey Klein, Flushing, NY
  • Myung-Moo Lee, Oxon Hill, MD
  • David LePoire, Holland, MI
  • Julia Little, Saint Albans, WV
  • Ken Liu, New York, NY
  • Ernest Moy, Dix Hills, NY
  • Ashfaq Munshi, New York, NY
  • Bertha Olazabal, Hialeah, FL
  • Jeffrey Peck, Herkimer, NY
  • Michael Phillips, Springfield, VA
  • William Pribyl, Arlington, TX
  • Jeffrey Rogers, Chicago, IL
  • Patricia Sandborn, Fort Collins, CO
  • Samuel, Shaffer, Rego Park Queens, NY
  • Brian Sheppard, New York, NY
  • David Shykind, Silver Spring, MD
  • Tina Siu, Alhambra, CA
  • Gregory Sorkin, Bellerose, NY
  • Susan Thibodeau, Clarksburg, MD
  • Elizabeth Thiele, Fort Smith, AR
  • Ron Unz, North Hollywood, CA
  • John Urbahn, New York, NY
  • Michael Urciuoli, Bayside, NY
  • Susan Wood-Ellis, Seward, NE