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May 4, 1959

Mr. Kenneth D. Taylor
2808 Erie St., S.E.
Washington, D.C.

Dear Mr. Taylor,

On behalf of the Baltimore-Washington Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers I am pleased to inform you that your exhibit in the District of Columbia Science Fair was judged to be the outstanding plastics exhibit in your grade level. Accordingly, we should like to invite you, and by copy of this letter your science teacher, Mrs. Elaine Kilbourn, to our Sections's Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, May 12, at which you and your teacher will be recognized for the fine job you have done. At that meeting Dr. Robert Huntoon, Associate Director of the National Bureau of Standards, will speak to use on a subject of lasting interest to scientifically inclined persons.

We shall appreciate it if you can bring to this meeting your exhibit, for we would all like to see your work.

The dinner will be held at the Langley Park Hot Shoppe (They have a meeting place there.) and will begin at 7:00 p.m., but we generally gather about 6:30 in order to have a chance to get to know each other or to renew old acquaintances. If you have any questions on how to reach the Langley Park Hot Shoppe or if you will need transportation, please call me in the next day or two. My number if EXecutive 3-1833. Also, if for any reasons you or your teacher will be unable to come, we would appreciate your calling me to let me know.

With warm congratulations,

Sincerely,

[[handwritten signature]] Elliot Pierce [[/handwritten signature]]
Elliot S. Pierce, Chairman
Educational Affairs Committee

ESP/hrp
cc: Mrs. Elaine Kilbourn
Anacostia High School
16th & R Sts., SE


SCIENCE CLUBS OF AMERICA - 1719 N STREET N.W - WASHINGTON DC
SCA

DEDICATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE TALENT
ADMINISTERED BY SCIENCE SERVICES, the Institution for
the Popularization of Science. WATSON DAVIS DIRECTOR

[[logo]] SCIENCE CLUBS OF AMERICA [[/logo]]

January 21, 1961

Mrs. Elaine Kilbourn
Chemistry Teacher
Anacostia Senior High School
Washington 20, D. C.

Dear Friend:

It is indeed a pleasure to inform you that

DENNIS WINTON HERRIN
1611 FAIRLAWN AVE SE
WASHINGTON 20 DC

3675-HM-61

has named you as the "one person who has been most influential in the development of my career."

We know how proud you must be of the accomplishments of this young scientist, who has just been named one of the Honors Group in the Twentieth Annual Science Talent Search for the Westinghouse Science Scholarships and Awards.

All but 8 of the Honors Group named individuals (one now deceased) for this high honor. They were as follows:

227 named teachers, heads of science departments, guidance counselors, superintendents and principals in elementary, junior and senior high schools

114 named scientists and engineers connected with colleges, universities, industries and research centers; doctors, dentists, and a veterinarian

33 named their fathers, 22 of whom hold professional or technical positions in science or engineering fields

5 named both parents, some of whom are science-trained

1 named his science-trained mother

2 named family members: a grandmother and a brother who is a student

4 named university students: one graduate and three undergraduate

5 named adult friends who hold positions in non-science fields

We salute you for you part in the development of this scientist of tomorrow and hope that many others in the future may have the priveledge of your instruction, direction and enthusiasm.

Cordially yours,

[[handwritten signature]] Dorothy Schriver [[handwritten signature]]
Dorothy Schriver
Coordinator, Science Talent Search

DS:ch

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