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Nobel Prize Winner William Moerner Hails from Jefferson High School

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William Moerner is the second student from Jefferson High School that has gone on to receive the Nobel Prize.

Posted by: Evelyn Head | Author: Kens 5 News | Category: Of Interest | October 10, 2014

William Moerner from Stanford University was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with fluorescence in conjunction with the light miscroscope, but that's not the only thing that has people riled up. Some San Antonio natives have dusted off their old, high school yearbooks and have realized why William Moerner looks so familiar; he graduated from Jefferson High School in San Antonio, TX in 1971. Read the article from Kens 5 News to learn more about Moerner and his days at Jefferson HS. 



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