Awards Archive

Double Tennis Victory in Co-Ed State Championship

Dia Huggins and Sam Stickels were inducted into the Maharishi School Hall of Fame for their outstanding tennis careers, and the Pioneer standouts' stellar play at the state co-ed tournament in Des Moines yesterday confirmed the honor bestowed on them during graduation ceremonies this past week. 32 teams entered the day long competition. The last team... Read More »


2015 Graduation Highlights

  Major Jonathan Freeman (class of ‘93) gave a moving Graduation Address. Major Freeman is a decorated combat veteran, Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics, and a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. Acknowledging the shared experience of being a Maharishi School student, Major Freeman said, “You have been told forever that you are special[ ….]but... Read More »


Pioneers Boys Tennis Take Second at State

After advancing to the championship contest with matching 5-0 wins (Maharishi defeated Denison-Schlesweg and Decorah defeated LeMars), Decorah and Maharishi School squared off at Waveland Park in Des Moines on Tuesday. "We knew it was coming...Decorah knew it was coming," said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. "After seeing Decorah at last year's finals (Decorah finished 3rd in... Read More »


Individual State Boys’ Tennis Results

Under cloudy skies at Byrnes Park in Waterloo, the Pioneers' defending state singles champ, Sam Stickels, lost in the final to Sam Jones of Clear Lake by a score of 6-3, 6-4. "Sticks needed to be firing on all cylinders in the final, but he struggled a bit with his forehand today," said PIoneer coach, Steve... Read More »


Pioneers Have Strong Showing in Waterloo

By Jarrod Peterson, Fairfield Ledger sports editor WATERLOO – A few boys from the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team were in action in at the individual state tennis meet in Waterloo on Saturday. Defending state champion Sam Stickels made it back to the state final and looked to repeat. However, he... Read More »


Grand Champion Honors at State Science Fair

Maharishi School senior Bimba Shrestha with FHS partner Doga Ozesmi were the Grand Honorary Champions of the Iowa State Science Fair in Ames on March 26-27. They also won 1st place in Computer Science, the INTEL Excellence in Computer Science Award, the Mu Alpha Theta Innovation Award, and they qualified for an expense-paid trip to the... Read More »


Students Excel at SEI Superconference Art Competition

Lucy by Rain Spotted Elk Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the March 28 competitive SEI Conference Art Exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community College in Burlington. Fourteen pieces were submitted by Maharishi School Students, and eight awards were won. Winner of first place and honorable mention awards, 11th grader Rain Spotted Elk said,... Read More »


2012 Maharishi School Graduate Awarded US Department of Agriculture Research Fellowship

Fairfield native and 2012 Maharishi School graduate Pearl Sawhney has earned a prestigious fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS National Animal Disease Center in Ames. Sawhney is one of 33 students nationwide selected to participate in the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, a program hosted by USDA and the World Food Prize Foundation, which offers... Read More »


End of Year Message From Headmaster Richard Beall

Beginning this weekend, your student's final grade card will be available through NetClassroom. If you have trouble accessing the grade card, please contact Cathy Wadsworth for assistance ( Please click the appropriate link to download important information for next year, including calendar, sports information, supply and reading lists. Middle School 2014 Upper School 2014 Dear Maharishi... Read More »


Media Coverage of the Historic Triple Crown Victory

Yesterday Maharishi School state tennis champs were paraded around the town and then celebrated at Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium with Lawrence Eyre, patriarch of the School's tennis program, Rig Gelfand, athletic director, Coach Steve Briggs, and Assistant Coach Luke Hillis. The team made Iowa history by representing the only school to win the "Triple Crown" for... Read More »


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