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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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