Academic Achievements

Minna Mohammadi Recognized By Governor

Minna Mohammadi was recognized by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kimberly Reynolds for outstanding academic achievement at the 10th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony April 29 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, Iowa High School Athletic Association and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau... Read More »

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Sawhney Siblings Successful in Science

On Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st, Surya and Pearl Sawhney competed in the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) held in Ames, Iowa. They again took top prizes for their research project entitled "Obesity and Diet: Exploring Solutions for a Healthy Lifestyle." The team placed first in Senior High Team Seminar, first... Read More »

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First Place at Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair

Pearl Sawhney, senior, and Surya Sawhney, sophomore, won first place and an “Outstanding Achievement” award in the Senior Division at the Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair in Cedar Rapids on March 17th. This just weeks after their first place win at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Their research is entitled "Obesity and Diet:... Read More »

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Maharishi School Students Selected to Compete at National Science Symposium

Maharishi School students, Pearl Sawhney (senior) and her brother, Surya (sophomore) won first place March 2 at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (IJSHS) in Iowa City. They will go to Maryland on May 2-6 to present at the 50th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force.... Read More »

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Maharishi School Seniors Excel in ACT Test and College Readiness

Maharishi School students are exceptionally well prepared for college, according to a recent report by the American College Testing (ACT) Program. Students in Maharishi School’s Class of 2011 who took the ACT had a composite average of 27.9, compared with the Iowa state average of 22.3 and the national average of 21.1. In addition to the... Read More »

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Maharishi School student meets with Senator Grassley

Published in the Fairfield Ledger Aug 09, 2011  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley recently met with Maharishi School senior Atreya Dey of Fairfield, who was in Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp is a four-week program that brings together accomplished students and science experts. It... Read More »

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Class of 2011 Awards and Honors

Congratulations to the graduating Maharishi School seniors who received recognition at the 2011 award ceremony. While all students are commended for their achievements, a select few are chosen to receive special honors from their teachers, peers, and third-party scholarship foundations. Department Awards Virginia Buckley Award: Given to the top art student who is actively seeking a... Read More »

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Atreya Dey Invited to Present at Water Conference

On June 8, Maharishi School senior, Atreya Dey will present his research at the 93rd annual Iowa Water Environment Association conference in Coralville. Dey and his parents and mentors, Drs. Mousumi and Dennis Dey, were invited to attend the 2 day conference after Dey won numerous awards and international recognition for his research, “Biobased Ferrite Nanoparticles:... Read More »

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Poem by Caroline Fulcher Selected for Publication

Caroline Fulcher, Maharishi School junior, has won Second Honorable Mention in the Iowa Poetry Association contest, high school division. Fulcher’s submission, "Ruins On Old Vineyard Road" will be published in Lyrical Iowa 2011, the 66th annual anthology of the Iowa Poetry Association. Fulcher’s poem was one of 36 poems chosen out of 460 entries to be... Read More »

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Atreya Dey Iowa Winner of U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

WEF Member Associations Send Aspiring Water Scientists to the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize National Competition ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces Atreya Dey as the 2011 Iowa state winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP)—the most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. Dey's project is entitled “Biobased... Read More »

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